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Tebow's Popularity Pushes Columbia Fireflies To Top Of South Atlantic League In AttendancePublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 25 / 17
Tim Tebow's presence in the lineup has helped the Columbia Fireflies lead the Single-A South Atlantic League "with 5,704 fans coming to Spirit Communications Park per game" so far this season, according to Lou Bezjak of the Columbia STATE. The Fireflies "have drawn 62,751 through the first 11 h...
Mario Lemieux sued the Penguins and co-Owner Roger Marino for $33M yesterday, "money he says the team owes him but has refused to pay," according to Marylynne Pitz of the PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE. Lemi
A group of NJ businessmen "will probably exercise an option to buy the Nets before a deadline of next Tuesday, with the intention of keeping the team in the state," according to Steve Popper of the N.
Islanders co-Owner Howard Milstein "has plugged the biggest hole in his bid to own the new Browns -- a local connection to offset the image of an outsider looking in," according to Lubinger & Grossi o
In L.A., Matt McHale reports that former Dodgers Exec VP Fred Claire "took the high road" at a press conference yesterday, choosing not to "rip" Peter O''Malley or Rupert Murdoch (L.A. DAILY NEWS, 6/2
T-Wolves Owner Glen Taylor said yesterday that he will bid for the Vikings on July 1, according to Jerry Zgoda of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. Taylor said his financing is set and that his investor g
Former Dodgers Exec VP Fred Claire will hold a press conference in Pasadena today (L.A. DAILY NEWS, 6/24). National reaction to the team''s dismissal of Claire and manager Bill Russell continues. In D
Shruti Misra, a Las Vegas resident who has real estate holdings in NV, CA and NM, "has offered to purchase the Vikings" for $180M, according to Matt Jacob of the LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL. A representa
"The odds of the Nets moving to Long Island just might have gotten better" after Charles Wang''s Long Island-based Computer Associates "put in a bid" to purchase the team with plans of moving it out o
The Bucks increased prices for season-ticket holders for next season, according to Bob Wolfley of the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL. The increases are from $46 to $54; $41 to $47; $31 to $36; $28 to $32,
NO KING GEORGE HERE: In K.C., a source close to George and Bobby Brett discounted a report in Tuesday''s K.C. STAR that said the Bretts turned down an offer to join the Lamar Hunt-Western Resources bi