Featured Story

Twitter Me This....

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 23 / 14

Sports On Earth's Patrick Hruby : "The NFL expects between 15 and 25 percent of its retirees to come down with neurodegenerative diseases! … How is that not a headline? I'm dead serious." Yahoo Sports' Dan Wetzel : "Won't embarrass the player, but at MAC Media Day today had one tell...

Read More

More Stories

07/01/14
Nets Lost $144M In '13-14

The basketball side of the Nets’ business is "projected to have lost" $144M over the '13-14 season, according to a league memo to all 30 teams cited by Zach Lowe of GRANTLAND. The NBA "expects nine teams will end up having lost money once luxury-tax distribution and revenue-sharing payments ar ...

Tags: Franchises, NBA, Brooklyn Nets

07/01/14
Bucks' Lasry, Edens Criticized For Kidd Situation

Bringing Jason Kidd to Milwaukee to coach the Bucks was "by far the biggest mistake" team co-Owners Marc Lasry and Wes Edens "made since they bought the Bucks" two months ago, according to Tom Oates of the WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL. Even if Kidd "proves to be a good coach, the awkward, cold-blooded ...

Tags: Franchises, NBA, Milwaukee Bucks

07/01/14
49ers Sell Out Inaugural Levi's Stadium Season

The 49ers ticket inventory for their inaugural season at Levi’s Stadium is sold out. The franchise has added 1,500 standing-room-only tickets for each home game and will make a limited number of single-game tickets available throughout the upcoming season on a per-game basis ( 49ers ). In San ...

Tags: Franchises, San Francisco 49ers, NFL

07/01/14
Astros Work To Determine Leak Source

The Astros “reacted sternly” yesterday “after text messages containing internal correspondence between team officials regarding trade talks with other clubs” were published on Deadspin.com, according to Brian McTaggart of MLB.com. The team issued a statement “condemning ...

Tags: Franchises, Houston Astros, MLB

07/01/14
Franchise Notes

In L.A., James Rainey reports a trial into whether Clippers co-Owner Rochelle Sterling had the right to sell the Clippers “will not focus on her husband’s mental capacity, but instead will review if she acted properly under the terms of a family trust" and if banned Clippers Owner Donald ...

Tags: Franchises

06/30/14
Bucks, Nets Reach Compensation For Kidd

The Bucks will send a pair of second-round draft picks to the Nets "to secure the coaching rights to Jason Kidd," according to sources cited by Broussard & Stein of ESPN.com. The Bucks "had been offering one second-round pick," but the Nets were eyeing a '15 first-round pick ( ESPN.com, 6/ ...

Tags: Franchises, Brooklyn Nets, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA

06/30/14
Phillies Fear Rebuild Will See Attendance Drop

Phillies President & CEO David Montgomery is concerned that a complete rebuilding process of the on-field product would have too negative an impact on the attendance at Citizens Bank Park, according to Kevin Cooney of the BUCKS COUNTY COURIER TIMES. Montgomery: “Some people say that the Ph ...

Tags: Franchises, Philadelphia Phillies, MLB

06/30/14
NHL Franchise Notes

In Buffalo, John Vogl writes Sabres GM Tim Murray now claims the title of "face of the Sabres' franchise," as he is "clearly the man in charge in Buffalo." This was evidenced by his "actions at the NHL Draft and pointed comments" after buying out D Christian Ehrhoff. Murray is "reshaping the entire ...

Tags: Franchises, NHL

06/27/14
Bucks Look For Fans With New Ad, Parker

The Bucks drafted Duke F Jabari Parker with the No. 2 pick in the NBA Draft Thursday night, but local viewers saw the debut of a new TV commercial that “harks back to the glorious history of the 45-year-old franchise that has fallen on hard times in recent years," according to Rich Kirc ...

Tags: Franchises, NBA, Milwaukee Bucks

06/27/14
Franchise Notes

In Miami, Greg Cote writes it is a "big and exciting week" for the NHL Panthers, but "for all the wrong reasons." The team is "preparing to make the No. 1 overall pick in the NHL Draft on Friday." The future is "always now" for the Panthers, but it somehow "never gets here." The team has made two pl ...

Tags: Franchises

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug