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Crew Signs First Naming-Rights Partner, Changes Facility Name To Mapfre StadiumPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 03 / 15
The Crew this morning announced the signing of Mapfre Insurance "as the first stadium naming-rights partner in team history," according to Adam Jardy of the COLUMBUS DISPATCH. The facility formerly known as Crew Stadium will now be called Mapfre Stadium. Crew Chair Anthony Precourt said, "This ...
After hearing details of the "near-deal" negotiators have worked out to build a new $168M stadium for the Bucs, Hillsborough County Commission Chair Jim Norman replied, "Come On! This is a terrible de
The Greater Houston Partnership has named April 1-7 as Astros Spring Fever Week. People are being asked to wear Astros clothing to work on March 29 and building managers have been asked to light their
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The Spurs have cut ties with Tucson-based charter company Viscount Inc., which had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, according to the SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS. Gregg Popovich, Spurs VP/Baske
A plan to return the Seahawks to Seattle -- at least on a temporary basis -- "fell apart yesterday afternoon" as Owner Ken Behring "apparently backed out." This morning''s SEATTLE P-I reports that loc
Tampa officials have reportedly agreed to give the Bucs control over operation and maintenance of a planned $168M new stadium, according to today''s TAMPA TRIBUNE. The Tampa Stadium Authority''s role
In a move necessitated by ongoing renovations of the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, the final game of the ''96 Bay Bridge Series will be played at 3Com Park on March 30 (Giants)....The Blazers have
Devils Owner John McMullen has presented an offer to buy the Nets for $90M, according to this morning''s N.Y. POST. Should Nets ownership accept, one plan would be to lure Kentucky coach Rick Pitino.
While officials from Disney continue to insist that their deal to buy controlling interest of the Angels is dead, Anaheim city officials voted Tuesday to refuse to comment on the deal. Teri Sforza rep
A sampling of reaction in Philadelphia on Comcast''s purchase of the 76ers, Flyers, and the two arenas: An editorial in today''s PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS: "There probably should be some concerns about
The Astros have introduced two more TV spots to their ''96 season-ticket ad campaign. Houston Mayor Bob Lanier and his wife Elyse are featured in one and Dr. Red Duke of the Univ. of Texas Health Scie