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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...
If the Brewers'' stadium plan is declared dead, Charlotte "is at the top of the list" for relocation, reports Tom Haudricourt of the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL. "A major factor in Charlotte''s favor"
Ninety-thousand fans filled the Rose Bowl to watch the MLS''s L.A. Galaxy take on the Tampa Bay Mutiny, which followed a game between the U.S. National Team and Mexico (L.A. TIMES, 6/18)....In Jackson
Bulls Owner Jerry Reinsdorf: "You don''t want to keep any team, at least any team that has won a championship, 100 percent together. You always need to make some changes, otherwise complacency sets in
Rams Coach Rich Brooks said he had had a "heart-to-heart" talk with RB Lawrence Phillips just days before Phillips was arrested on a charge of drunk driving in CA, according to the ST. LOUIS POST-DISP
Bernie Kosar has met with NFL officials "at least" five times in the last two months to discuss acquiring the rights to the new Browns, according to the Akron BEACON JOURNAL. Ed Meyer writes Kosar say
The ARIZONA REPUBLIC reports the Coyotes may be in the hunt for free-agent Wayne Gretzky. Gretzky is said to be considering Phoenix if he doesn''t resign with the Blues (ARIZONA REPUBLIC, 6/17)....For
The Eagles are set to hire a former NFL player to act as a "liaison" between players and management and serve as a counselor to help players deal with on- and off-the-field problems, according to the
Oilers Owner Bud Adams made a "rare appearance" at the Oilers minicamp where he called Houston a "great football city" and said "they deserve to have another team" (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 6/13)...Rangers
The Ravens have sold nearly 90% of the season tickets available for their debut season, "despite above average prices and an unpopular licensing requirement," according to Jon Morgan of the Baltimore
Sources in the NHL and the Toronto business community say the Ontario Securities Commission plans a "thorough, wide- ranging" investigation of Maple Leaf Gardens Ltd, Toronto- Dominion Bank and MSG Ch