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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...
Despite reaching the NLCS for the first time since ''87, the Cardinals will still lose money this year under the direction of its first year owners, according to Josh Gotthelf of the ST. LOUIS BUSINES
Noting the Maple Leafs are "facing real live competition in the [Toronto] sports marketplace" for the first time, Stephen Brunt of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL writes the Raptors and Leafs are "jockeying"
In Atlanta, 5,000 tickets remain for Games 1 and 2 of the NL Championship Series. 6,500 and 7,000 seats are left for potential Games 6 and 7, respectively (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 10/7)....The expansion
Gaylord Entertainment Chair Edward Gaylord''s role in competing bids to land NHL expansion teams in both Nashville and Oklahoma City is examined by Trebor Banstetter of the NASHVILLE BANNER. In Oklaho
The Braves-Dodgers Game 2 last night did not sell out, attracting 51,916 at 56,000-seat Dodger Stadium (THE DAILY). ...The crowd of 56,752 at Busch Stadium for Game 2 of the Padres- Cardinals was the
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St. Paul Mayor Norm Coleman said he "anticipates" submitting a bid for an NHL expansion team for the city "by about October 15," according to Brown & Weiner of the Minneapolis STAR-TRIBUNE. At the sam
Noting the MLS Clash "scored one of the biggest upsets in Northern California history" by making people "care about soccer," Mark Purdy of the SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS reviews the league''s inaugural sea
In an attempt to "reinvent themselves" and win "enviable media coverage and fan support," the Hornets will unveil an "extensive" new marketing campaign with the theme "Hornets Hard Ball" next month, a
The Blue Jays will have new uniforms and a new logo next season, according to Ganter & Zeisberger of the TORONTO SUN. Unnamed sources say the logo will contain a Maple Leaf background, replacing the b
For Game One of Braves-Dodgers, attendance was 47,428 at 56,000-seat Dodger Stadium (THE DAILY)....The paid attendance for Game 2 of the Indians-Orioles was 48,970, the largest crowd to see a baseball