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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...
Tonight''s Broncos-Raiders game in Oakland sold out and will be shown locally (S.F. EXAMINER, 11/2)....Tim Tyers of the ARIZONA REPUBLIC reports the relationship between Suns CEO Jerry Colangelo and C
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Serge Savard, fired as Canadiens GM last year, is "fronting a consortium" interested in buying the club from Molson Companies Ltd., according to Marty York of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. Savard would be
NASCAR team owner Felix Sabates, not Hornets Owner George Shinn, will lead Raleigh, NC''s effort to obtain an NHL expansion franchise, according to Green & Bonnell of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. After bei
New York will get an AFL expansion team which will play at Madison Square Garden beginning in April. Tim Leonard of NEWSDAY reports that MSG President Dave Checketts was the "point man" in negotiation
Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner is "seriously considering" going public with the Yankees, according to Neal Travis, gossip columnist of the N.Y. POST. Travis writes selling 49% of the club could rai
St. Paul, MN Mayor Norm Coleman said last night he expects a MN investment group to submit an application for an NHL expansion franchise on behalf of the city today, according to Jay Weiner of the Min
Albuquerque, NM businessman Gavin Maloof, whose late father George once owned the Rockets, may serve as the main backer of John Bitove''s buyout of partner Allan Slaight for ownership of the Raptors,
THE DAILY begins its examination of NHL club''s initial marketing slogans, mediums of advertising and key corporate sponsors. Today: The Atlantic Division (THE DAILY). TEAM: Florida Panthers SLOGAN: "
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The NHL Kings average gross season-ticket price is $34 -- the same as ''95-96 (THE DAILY)....Bill Fleischman of the PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS notes a crowd of "just" 12,435 attended the Flyers-Capitals
Dallas businessman John Spano''s purchase of a majority share in the Islanders for about $80M is "all but a done deal," according to Ken Moritsugu of NEWSDAY. Yesterday, Spano announced he has complet