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Isiah Thomas Expected Backlash Over Role With Liberty, Insists He Is "Activist For Equality"Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 22 / 15
WNBA Liberty President and co-Owner Isiah Thomas said that he expected his hiring to be "met with furor because of the sexual harassment trial" in which MSG was ordered to pay more than $11M in damages, according to Marc Berman of the N.Y. POST. But Thomas has told friends for years that he "never f...
Although Oilers Owner Bud Adams and team officials "won''t admit it publicly," the team will still be called the Oilers when it moves to Nashville, according to John McCain of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. M
In Akron, David Adams interviewed Ravens Owner Art Modell. Adams writes that "as much as he wants to put his past behind him, Modell, 71, is keenly aware of his legacy. He desperately wants people to
D-Rays Managing General Partner Vince Naimoli is "unhappy with the response from area merchants" toward the D- Rays, according to Marc Topkin of the ST. PETERSBURG TIMES. Naimoli said that he "doesn''
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