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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 Celtics have retained MA-based Holland Mark Martin to develop a marketing campaign to boost attendance at the FleetCenter, according to Chris Reidy of the BOSTON GLOBE. The size of the account was
As of Thursday afternoon, the Oilers had sold about 17,000 tickets for their game Sunday (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 9/13)....Now that the Bucs stadium issue has been resolved, the TAMPA TRIBUNE reports atten
Colts VP & GM Jim Irsay "strongly denied" a report by ESPN''s Chris Mortensen that the franchise might be considering a move to Cleveland, according to the AP''s Hank Lowenkron. Irsay: "There''s no tr
RDV Sports, the parent company of the Magic, has formed RDV Sports Inc., an umbrella organization which will now operate the Solar Bears, Magic Carpet Aviation, Magic FanAttic sports retail stores and
The Oklahoma Sports Commission yesterday officially applied for an NHL expansion franchise when it mailed an initial application and a $100,000 deposit to the league. The team would be located in Okla
Searching for ways to satisfy both the 49ers'' desire for a proposed new $250M stadium and taxpayers'' "possible reluctance to pay for it," San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown has begun "wooing" the MLS
NationsBank''s $9B acquisition of Boatmen''s Bancshares Inc. could have an effect on the Blues, Kiel Center, Rams and Cardinals, according to Josh Gotthelf of the ST. LOUIS BUSINESS JOURNAL. Boatmen''
ESPN''s Peter Gammons, on the A''s cutting ticket and parking prices to lure fans back to the Oakland Coliseum: "League officials said that when the Coliseum forced the A''s to open their season in La
Astros Owner Drayton McLane says he will decide by the end of the week whether to put his team up for sale, but has publicly asked to first meet with Houston Mayor Bob Lanier to discuss his situation,
In what Bengals and Hamilton County officials call the completion of the "third quarter" in stadium negotiations, the Bengals have agreed to stay in Cincinnati through the 2025 season and contribute $