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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...
Spurs Chair Peter Holt''s net worth is estimated at around $40M (SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS, 7/20)....An article in the SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS claims that San Jose is becoming "a mecca" for pro sports. T
With the Canucks, Maple Leafs and Blues all bidding for his services, Wayne Gretzky''s deal with the Rangers is for two years worth $4M a year. But NEWSDAY''s Laura Price notes with added compensation
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Eagles Owner Jeffrey Lurie said fans "can feel very, very safe in knowing that this franchise will be in this area," but he indicated as a "regional franchise" the team could move outside the city and
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Despite learning that Marge Schott plans to replace him as CEO when his interim period ends in three weeks, John Allen plans to continue ticket discounts -- a practice that reportedly "irked" Schott -
Comsat Corp., owner of the Nuggets and Avalanche through its Ascent Entertainment division, has named Betty Alewine as its new CEO, replacing Bruce Crockett, "who lost the confidence of Comsat''s dire
Oakland officials admit that Raiders PSL sales have "taken in far less cash than expected," and city and county officials are conducting an audit to find out "how deep a hole they are in," according t
The Twins plan to retire Kirby Puckett''s jersey number as part of the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the ''87 World Series (Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, 7/19)....A source close to Wayne Gretzky'
While saying, "It wasn''t about money," Shaquille O''Neal turned down a 7-year, $115M deal from the Magic to sign a 7-year $121M contract to play in L.A. The ORLANDO SENTINEL''s L.C. Johnson notes the
The Baltimore Raven Wheelchair Basketball Club filed suit in U.S. District Court yesterday against the NFL''s Baltimore Ravens over exclusive rights to that nickname, according to the Baltimore SUN. T