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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...
Mavericks'' Owner Don Carter''s sale of most of his remaining stake in the team to Fort Worth billionaire and MLB Rangers part Owner Richard Rainwater "could become a factor" in the team''s negotiatio
A survey conducted by the Behavior Research Center of AZ revealed that women''s basketball is the third most popular sport in AZ, "well ahead of baseball," according to Jeff Metcalfe of the ARIZONA RE
In Houston, Harris County commissioners have agreed to a $5.25M buyout with Oilers Owner Bud Adams that would allow him to move the team to TN this fall and the county to begin "searching in earnest"
NationsBank CEO Hugh McColl, whose bank is leading the campaign for a new arena in Charlotte, says Nashville is "courting" the Hornets, although Hornets Owner George Shinn and Nashville officials have
In San Diego, Padres Owner John Moores was profiled by Tom Cushman in the SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE. Cushman writes how "impressed" he is "by the manner in which [Moores has] directly interlaced the bas
Two WNBA franchises unveiled names and logos yesterday. In Cleveland, the team will be called the Rockers and the team''s colors will be similar to those of the Cavs -- black with silver, orange and b
ITT''s stake in the Knicks, Rangers and Madison Square Garden "likely" will be put up for sale following its public rejection yesterday of a $6.5B hostile takeover offer from Hilton Hotels Corp., acco
In Raleigh, the potential NHL ownership group led by Charlotte businessman Felix Sabates "raised the stakes" yesterday, "threatening" to sue Centennial Authority for its costs in pursuing the NHL bid
In N.Y., Gerald Eskenazi, at the Jets'' press conference introducing Bill Parcells, writes "there was even the hint the Jets may change their uniforms as part of the greatest makeover since the team c
Charlotte businessman Felix Sabates, claiming his NHL bid is "in jeopardy," said he "must have an agreement by Friday" to lease a new arena in Raleigh or he will withdraw his expansion application, ac