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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...
The Tigers "are going to unprecedented lengths to put fans in the seats," according to David Barkholz of CRAIN''S DETROIT BUSINESS. Calling the program either "drastic or desperate," Barkholz notes th
Seattle city officials are considering partial public ownership of the Seahawks and Mariners as a means to raise money for stadiums and help prevent local teams from relocating. Seattle Mayor Norm Ric
Wayne Huizenga''s FL Panthers Holdings has purchased Incredible Ice, a new two-rink skating and entertainment center in Coral Springs, FL, in a deal valued at more than $15M, according to Larry Lebowi
Former Bears coach and NBC analyst Mike Ditka yesterday signed a three-year contract that will pay him $5.5-6M to be the head coach of the Saints, according to Leonard Shapiro in the WASHINGTON POST.
Former Raptors President and part Owner John Bitove Jr.''s absence from the team will be "short-lived," sources tell Marty York of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. A source close to the Bitove family: "It''s
Speculation continued on potential buyers of Madison Square Garden, the Knicks and Rangers if Hilton Hotels Corp. succeeds in its hostile takeover bid of ITT Corp. and sells off ITT''s non-gambling en
Houston Mayor Bob Lanier rejected the Oilers'' offer to donate their practice facility in exchange for early release from the team''s Astrodome lease, according to Mason & Williams of the HOUSTON CHRO
Hilton Hotels Corp. launched a "hostile takeover bid" for rival ITT Corp. valued at $55/share in stock and cash, or $6.5B, plus the assumption of $4B in debt, according to Lipin & Orwall of the WALL S
In L.A., Ross Newhan looks at the Dodgers sale by examining the aftermath of the five most recently sold MLB teams, including the Pirates, Padres, Cardinals, A''s and Angles (L.A. TIMES, 1/28)....N.Y.
Saints Owner and NFL Finance Committee Chair Tom Benson said the Vikings'' ten owners have signed an agreement guaranteeing that one of the ten will own at least 30% of the team, according to Sid Hart