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Maple Leafs Lure Babcock From Red Wings With Highest Coaching Salary In NHL HistoryPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 21 / 15
MLSE is set to pay former Red Wings coach Mike Babcock "a record amount of money" -- $6.25M per season over eight years -- to coach the Maple Leafs in a "shocking turn of events," according to Darren Dreger of TSN.ca. Babcock "was the subject of an 11th hour bidding war" between the Leafs, Sabr...
The Suns'' Horacio Llamas'' first appearance in a March 2 NBA game "was hailed by the Mexican press as one giant leap for basketball south of the U.S. border," according to Jerry Kammer of the ARIZONA
The Royals'' new marketing efforts to increase attendance and the team''s value were examined by Randy Covitz of the K.C. STAR. Covitz: "A new sense of urgency seems to be emanating from the top floor
The Cowboys have raised "all of their ticket prices," according to Jean-Jacques Taylor of the DALLAS MORNING NEWS. The "biggest jump" will occur among 13,582 seats that are in the lower level between
A "typically candid" Falcons Owner Rankin Smith said this week that the team could lose $10M in ''97 "if ticket sales fail to surpass last season''s feeble levels," according to Len Pasquarelli of the
CT Gov. John Rowland "said he has made his best offer" to keep the Whalers in Hartford, "and now the team''s owners must decide whether to stay," according to Christopher Keating of the HARTFORD COURA
The Mariners kicked off a series of seven ads this week designed to portray players as "funny and personable -- just this side of wacky," according to Lee Moriwaki of the SEATTLE TIMES. In one 30-seco
Delaware North CEO and Bruins Owner Jeremy Jacobs, "who rarely has made himself available to the media while practicing absentee ownership, talked openly and candidly" on a variety of topics in a phon
For the second time in the Robert Kraft''s four-year ownership of the Patriots, the team is raising ticket prices, according to Cafardo & Borges of the BOSTON GLOBE. Prices will increase an average of
The Bengals unveiled their new uniforms for the ''97 season, and "fans might have an easier time recognizing a blitz than noticing the differences in the new uniforms," according to Chris Haft of the
Chiefs & MLS Crew Owner Lamar Hunt is interviewed in the BUSINESS FIRST OF COLUMBUS. Hunt, who is leading Columbus'' NHL expansion effort, on the city''s expansion chances: "Without being too optimist