Featured Story

CBS Could See Strong Audience For Arkansas-Kentucky Hoops

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 27 / 15

The undefeated Kentucky men’s basketball team tomorrow plays its final regular-season game against a ranked opponent – No. 18 Arkansas – on CBS at 4:00pm ET. UK’s three CBS games to date this season have averaged 2.6 million viewers, with its top CBS audience on Dec. 13 again...

Read More

More Stories

O's, Red Sox Mull Exhibition Games In Cuba

The Orioles are "interested in playing an exhibition game in Cuba during spring training" but "nothing is imminent," according to a source cited by Eduardo Encina of the Baltimore SUN. The team is discussing a game in Cuba "in the near future," but this spring would "seem unlikely because MLB is sti ...

Tags: Franchises, Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, MLB

MLB Rangers' Payroll Likely To Be Near $135M

Praise continues to roll in for the Padres following their signing of P James Shields to a four-year deal. USA TODAY’s Bob Nightengale writes by acquiring Shields, the Padres, in their “wildest and most fascinating offseason” in team history, have “morphed from a dull, pedest ...

Tags: Franchises, MLB

Padres Continue Bolstering Roster With Shields

The Padres have capped a "remarkable offseason" by reaching a four-year deal with free agent P James Shields that is "expected to be" in the $72-76M range, according to sources cited by Chris Cotillo of SB NATION. The deal, which has a club option for a fifth season and is "currently pending a ...

Tags: Franchises, San Diego Padres, MLB

Dolan Blasts Disgruntled Knicks Fan In E-Mail

Knicks Owner James Dolan last month responded to a critical e-mail by "tearing into a lifelong 72-year-old fan," going "as far as accusing the fan of being an alcoholic," according to Berman & Greene of the N.Y. POST. Instead of taking the "much-deserved critique in stride," Dolan responded with ...

Tags: Franchises, NBA, New York Knicks

Browns Cooperating With Text Investigation

The Browns "have been co-operating with the NFL investigation" regarding impermissible text messaging and they "know rules were broken," according to Terry Pluto of the Cleveland PLAIN DEALER. If Browns GM Ray Farmer was involved, "there are several issues." He is likely to "face a suspension of s ...

Tags: Franchises, Cleveland Browns, NFL

NHL Panthers' Luukko Embraces New Role

Sunrise Sports & Entertainment on Friday formally introduced Peter Luukko as NHL Panthers Exec Chair, and he will be "involved in hockey decisions but will spend most of his time on the business side -- as he did with the Flyers," according to Sam Carchidi of the PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER.  ...

Tags: Franchises, Florida Panthers, NHL, Philadelphia Flyers

Dynamo Hope Torres Draws Mexican Fans

The Dynamo yesterday formally introduced F Erick "Cubo" Torres, and team President Chris Canetti said that the acquisition of the Mexican national team player is the "most significant signing in franchise history," according to Jose de Jesus Ortiz of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. The team has "attempted to ...

Tags: Franchises, Houston Dynamo, MLS

DC United Unveils New Secondary Jersey

DC United yesterday in a meeting with season-ticket holders "unveiled its new secondary jersey," which features an "explicit nod to longtime supporters groups and a burst of red," according to Dan Steinberg of the WASHINGTON POST. The team has "traditionally introduced new primary and secondary jers ...

Tags: MLS, Franchises

NHL Panthers Hire Former Flyers Prez Luukko

The NHL Panthers on Friday announced the hiring of former Flyers President Peter Luukko, who "came highly recommended" by NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, as Exec Chair, according to George Richards of the MIAMI HERALD. Luukko left his position with the Flyers in '13 and also served as Comcast Sp ...

Tags: Franchises, Florida Panthers, NHL

Beeston Gets Standing Ovation From Fans

Blue Jays President & CEO Paul Beeston on Thursday night "attended a State of the Franchise gathering at Rogers Centre" with Senior VP/Baseball Operations & GM Alex Anthopoulos and manager John Gibbons, according to Gregory Strong of the CP. Beeston said of reports that the Blue Jays were lo ...

Tags: Franchises, MLB, Toronto Blue Jays

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug