Featured Story

Former Braves GM Banned For Life As MLB Delivers Harsh Punishment For Violations

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 22 / 17

MLB on Tuesday "dealt unprecedented punishment on the Braves, including a lifetime ban" on former GM John Coppolella, in a "lengthy list of sanctions handed down" for rules violations in the international free-agent market, according to O'Brien & Burns of the ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION. The Br...

Read More

Tags: Franchises, Atlanta Braves

More Stories

08/10/98
MARINO EYES BANKRUPTCY FOR PENS; BETTMAN "OPPOSED" TO MOVE

Penguins co-Owner Roger Marino "has lost millions of dollars since joining the Penguins'' ownership 15 months ago, but should he decide to declare bankruptcy, he could also lose the franchise," accord

Tags: Franchises, NHL, Pittsburgh Penguins

08/10/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

The MLS Fire drew a franchise-record crowd of 37,122 at Soldier Field on Saturday for their game against the Galaxy (CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, 8/9)....Lifetime''s Mary Murphy reported that the MN expansion W

Tags: AEG, Chicago Fire, Franchises, Los Angeles Galaxy, New Jersey Devils, NFL, NHL, San Diego Chargers, WNBA

08/10/98
JONES DENIES REPORT HE HELPED BROKER A PAYOFF FOR IRVIN

Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones "disputed a story" in yesterday''s Dallas Morning News that "he helped broker a payoff" from WR Michael Irvin to G Everett McIver, according to Clarence Hill of the FT. WORTH

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Franchises

08/10/98
AN AP-PRENTICE HELPER IN K.C.; BIG UNIT = BIG CROWDS IN TX

K.C. mortgage banker James Nutter Jr. will invest $3-5M of his "personal money" in Miles Prentice''s group to buy the Royals, according to Charles Crumpley of the K.C. STAR. Nutter, Exec VP of his fat

Tags: Franchises, Houston Astros, Kansas City Royals, MLB, New York Yankees, Toronto Blue Jays

08/07/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

MLB: A record regular-season crowd is expected at the Astrodome tonight for P Randy Johnson''s Astros debut. The Dome''s record for a regular-season game is 51,526, set earlier this season. The team h

Tags: Dallas Mavericks, Franchises, Houston Astros, Houston Rockets, Kansas City Royals, Minnesota Timberwolves, Minnesota Vikings, MLB, NBA, NFL, Phoenix Suns, San Francisco 49ers

08/07/98
STEP RIGHT UP: NEW PALM BEACH BIDDER ENTERS MARLINS PICTURE

Palm Beach business exec John Henry "has made an offer to purchase the Marlins from Wayne Huizenga," an exec from Henry''s Boca Raton office said Thursday, according to Barry Jackson of the MIAMI HERA

Tags: Miami Marlins, Franchises, New York Yankees

08/07/98
WARRIORS' NEW AD AGENCY MAY HAVE TO END TIES WITH NBA KINGS

The Warriors have retained Runyon Saltzman & Einhorn, Sacramento, as their ad agency of record for the ''98-99 season, according to David Scholz of the OAKLAND TRIBUNE. RS&E''s experience with the NBA

Tags: Franchises, Golden State Warriors, Portland Trail Blazers, Sacramento Kings, Vulcan Ventures

08/07/98
DC BUSINESSMAN LIKELY TO ACQUIRE FRISCH'S REDS STAKE

DC-based entrepreneur Jonathan Ledecky has signed a letter of intent to buy one-fifteenth of the Reds from Frisch''s Restaurants Inc. for $7M, according to Erardi & Biank Fasig of the CINCINNATI ENQUI

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, Franchises, MLB

08/07/98
HE'S SHOCKED -- SHOCKED! DAVIS CALLS SUIT "UNCONSCIONABLE"

Raiders Owner Al Davis called the City of Oakland''s lawsuit against the team "unconscionable" in an interview last night on KTCT-AM, the team''s flagship radio station, according to the S.F. CHRONICL

Tags: Franchises, Oakland Raiders

08/07/98
FOUR BROWNS BIDDERS CONFIRM APPLICATION, TWO PLACE $350M BID

The bidding for the new Browns started yesterday, "with some groups saying they would pay more than" $350M, according to Zach Schiller of the Cleveland PLAIN DEALER. Four groups said yesterday they ha

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Indians, Franchises, NFL

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug