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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...
Of South Florida''s five main sports draws -- the Marlins, Heat, Dolphins, Panthers, and Univ. of Miami football -- only the Dolphins haven''t suffered a per-game attendance decline in the past year,
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The Bucks are interested in becoming one of eight NBA teams granted a WNBA franchise when teams are assigned by the league October 30, according to Tom Flaherty of the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL. Howe
With the team''s "poor attendance" in ''95 and a modest TV deal, David Shoalts of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL examines the Whalers financial situation, adding the club "can''t avoid the appearance of a t
Panthers Owner Wayne Huizenga yesterday filed plans with the SEC for permission to sell 49% of the team, by allowing shares to be traded publicly, according to Larry Lebowitz of the Fort Lauderdale SU
As of late yesterday afternoon, 11,000 tickets remained for the Bears-Lions game Sunday at the Silverdome (DETROIT NEWS, 9/19)....Bucs Owner Malcolm Glazer will pay to cost to renovate his private box
Spurs Chair Peter Holt, who in June bought out USAA''s 13.37% share in the franchise, has replaced Oklahoma City-based Gaylord Properties Inc. as the club''s largest investor after purchasing the thei
Kokusai Green, the Japan-based development company that owns the Lightning, is trying to sell "up to" 49% of its share in the franchise, according to Joe Henderson of the TAMPA TRIBUNE. Lightning Pres
The N.Y. POST examines new Nets Coach John Calipari''s efforts to sell and promote the team. Calipari: "We''ve been losing a long time. I''ve got to change a culture, which means some drastic things"
Noting the NBA''s "new economic order has begun to take shape," Dan Wasserman of the Newark STAR-LEDGER examines the ins- and-outs of the NBA salary cap and how "savvy GMs" are able to "tip the salary