Featured Story

Hornets' Guelli Says Team Supports NBA's Decision, Hopes To Mitigate Damage To Brand

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 22 / 16

Just after the NBA pulled the '17 All-Star Game out of Charlotte , THE DAILY spoke to Hornets Exec VP and Chief Sales & Marketing Officer Pete Guelli about the decision and its impact on the franchise. Q : When did the league let you know of the decision and how was it conveyed? Guelli : ...

Read More

Tags: Franchises, Charlotte Hornets

More Stories

11/12/97
CHARGERS TICKET GIVEAWAY SAVES SAN DIEGO $5,100

San Diego Deputy City Manager Bruce Herring said that the city saved about $5,100 in rent credits to the Chargers by buying 1,249 tickets to Sunday''s game against the Seahawks, according to Ray Huard

Tags: Franchises, San Diego Chargers, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

11/12/97
THE BLUE JACKET INSECT BEATS THE JUSTICE SYSTEM IN COLUMBUS

In Columbus, NHL team officials announced yesterday that the city''s expansion franchise will be named the Blue Jackets. The primary logo depicts the bug "Stinger," complete with wings, antennae and c

Tags: Columbus Blue Jackets, Franchises, NHL

11/12/97
NHL SUSPENDS CAPS' SIMON FOR THREE GAMES FOR RACIAL EPITHET

The NHL suspended Capitals LW Chris Simon for three games without pay yesterday "in response to a racial epithet" Simon made to Oilers RW Mike Grier on Saturday, according to Alexander & Heath of the

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, NHL, Washington Capitals

11/12/97
NORTHWEST SPORTS ATTRIBUTES LOSSES TO "HIGH COST" OF CANUCKS

The "high cost" of running the Canucks meant a record loss of C$21.2M this year for parent Northwest Sports Enterprises Ltd., according to Keith Damsell in the EDMONTON SUN. Northwest Sports Chair Sta

Tags: Franchises, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, Vancouver Canucks

11/12/97
REPORT SAYS DODGERS HAVE LOST MILLIONS OVER PAST FOUR YEARS

The Dodgers reportedly lost $35M over the past four years, according an L.A. Daily News report cited by the AP. The Daily News, quoting organizational sources, also said the team lost between $12-13M

Tags: Franchises, Los Angeles Dodgers

11/12/97
FRANCHISE NOTES

In Atlanta, the Hawks this week are offering four tickets to every metro area police officer for their home games. About 5,000 officers took advantage of the offer yesterday versus the Sonics, and ano

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Franchises, Kansas City Royals, NFL, Oakland Raiders

11/11/97
CAPS' SIMON SUSPENDED FOR RACIAL SLUR, MEETS WITH NHL TODAY

The NHL suspended Capitals LW Chris Simon Sunday for directing a racial slur at Oilers RW Mike Grier after the final buzzer of Saturday night''s game. Simon and Caps GM George McPhee will be in New Yo

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, NHL, Washington Capitals

11/11/97
BRETT GROUP HAS DISCUSSED JOINING UP WITH HUNT FOR ROYALS

Bobby Brett said Monday that he and Lamar Hunt "have talked about joining forces to buy the Royals and that, even though nothing came of those recent discussions, the door was open to future talks," a

Tags: Franchises, Kansas City Royals

11/10/97
ARTHUR, ARTHUR: GRIFFITHS LEAVES ORCA BAY

Orca Bay Sports & Entertainment Vice Chair Arthur Griffiths, "the man who built and once owned GM Place and all the that call it home," confirmed Friday that he is leaving the company, according to Ma

Tags: Franchises, Canucks Sports and Entertainment

11/10/97
BLUE JACKETS APPAREL SET TO BUZZ INTO STORES ON TUESDAY

NHL Creative Dir David Haney said that he "is aware that central Ohioans are having a hard time accepting the name" Blue Jackets for Columbus'' new NHL team that will start play in 2000, according to

Tags: Columbus Blue Jackets, Franchises, NHL

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug