Epstein's Deal With Cubs Serves As Benchmark Dolphins' Color Rush Uniforms Mocked Cubs Sign Theo Epstein To Five-Year Extension Cherington, Epstein Get Credit For Red Sox Bucks President Apologizes To Milwaukee For Comments Trail Blazers' Allen Discusses Team Spending, CBA Indians Seeing Uptick In '17 Ticket Sales Brewers Look To Invest Back In Team Franchise Notes Marlins Mourn Fernandez In Return To Diamond
Epstein's Extension With Cubs Serves As New Benchmark For Baseball Operations ExecsPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 30 / 16
Cubs President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein's contract extension reportedly will pay him $10M annually, but he will "still make less in annual salary" than 115 MLBers, evidence that the best baseball execs "continue to be an extremely undervalued asset in the sport," according to Buster Olney...
C Mike Piazza''s second game as a Met helped the team enjoy its "first sellout in five years," according to Steve Popper of the N.Y. TIMES. Sunday''s game drew a paid crowd of 47,291, and, including 8
Stars Owner Tom Hicks "expects" MLB to approve his purchase of the Rangers at a June 12 owners'' meeting in Seattle, an action that will allow him "to proceed with his plans to assemble his sports ass
In light of the defeat of the NC Triad''s MLB referendum earlier this month, a dozen local investors "say they are withdrawing or are considering bowing out" from NC Major League Baseball LLC, the own
After completing the "most successful hockey season of their short life," the Senators say they "are facing insolvency and are seeking a complicated tax ruling from Revenue Canada to reduce their debt
Hamilton County Treasurer Robert Goering "is talking to Reds owner Marge Schott about selling her general partnership shares in the baseball team to Hamilton County," according to Kimball Perry of the
CONGLOMERATES: SI''s Tom Verducci examines the Marlins- Dodgers trade and notes that talks began when Fox TV CEO Chase Carey called Marlins President Don Smiley about Wayne Huizenga''s SportsChannel F
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The Avalanche yesterday announced ticket increases for the ''98-99 season, according to Rick Sadowski of the ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS. The average ticket price will be $53.44, up about 8% over last season'
Falcons President Taylor Smith dismissed a rumor yesterday that his family intended to sell the team: "I have no idea how it all got started, but it''s absolutely not true" (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 5/21
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The MLB Cardinals "are counting on Mark McGwire''s prodigious power to energize ticket sales this year," according to Christopher Carey of the ST. LOUIS POST- DISPATCH. McGwire has been "the main cata
Vince Piazza, the father of Mike Piazza, is considering joining Don Smiley''s investment group trying to buy the Marlins, according to Mike Berardino of the Fort Lauderdale SUN-SENTINEL. The elder Pia