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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...
A study ordered by the Hartford Downtown Council found that the Whalers'' $73M annual economic impact accounts for 38% of the $193.4M in yearly arts and entertainment spending in Hartford -- "more act
A new TV commercial for the Pirates began airing this week as part of a new marketing plan that will put Pirates players into the community, according to Christina Rouvalis of the PITTSBURGH POST-GAZE
Ravens Exec VP David Modell said the team would freeze ticket prices for the first three years it is in Baltimore and would likely reduce them -- "even if it''s only a token 50 cents" -- the fourth ye
The Expos have drawn an average of fewer than 2,000 customers during Spring Training, and "the suspicion is that most of the spectators who do turn out are supporting their opponents," according to Ma
The "financial well-being" of the Penguins could depend on negotiations between groups representing Penguins Owner Howard Baldwin and Flyers Chair Ed Snider, according to Tim Panaccio of the PHILADELP
The Lions are raising ticket prices on "about a third" of the Silverdome''s 80,368 seats, according to Kupelian & O'' Hara in the DETROIT NEWS. Only club level and reserved seats on the sidelines will
Paul Allen said he was "prepared to drop his bid" for the Seahawks after a WA State Senate committee yesterday defeated a tax package that Allen and WA Gov. Gary Locke had offered to build a new $402M
Richard Rogers yesterday took over as President & Chief Marketing Dir of the Oakland Football Marketing Association (OFMA), the "troubled" Raiders ticket agency, according to Rick DelVecchio of the S.
NFL Oilers Owner Bud Adams "insisted" he will not give in on negotiations to move the team to TN next year. Adams: "I''m not going to pay people just to throw money away. Cleveland paid $3 million a y
Orioles Owner Peter Angelos "informed his fellow investors" that the team lost between $4M and $5M last year, and would have lost nearly $4M more "if the team had not recouped about half its regular-s