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Pegula Takes Responsibility For Sabres' Failings After Surprisingly Firing GM, Coach

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 21 / 17

Sabres Owner Terry Pegula on Friday "repeatedly stressed discipline, structure, communication and character" while discussing the firing of GM Tim Murray and coach Dan Bylsma, according to John Vogl of the BUFFALO NEWS. Pegula during a 15-minute press conference said, "Accountability starts with me....

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Golden Knights Owner Welcomes Raiders To Vegas

While Golden Knights Owner Bill Foley yesterday congratulated Raiders Owner Mark Davis on "becoming the second" pro club in Las Vegas, Foley "knows the Raiders coming to town will create competition for ticket dollars," according to Jesse Granger of the LAS VEGAS SUN. Foley: "If I had complete ...

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Lakers' Jim Buss Resigns As Co-Trusteee

The monthlong fight between Lakers President Jeanie Buss and her brothers, Jim and Johnny, to control the Lakers "is over," as the three siblings have "agreed for Jeanie to serve as controlling owner and on the team’s board of directors as long as the family owns the Lakers," according to  ...

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Chargers Sell Out Of Season Tickets For Next Year

The Chargers yesterday announced that they had "sold all available season tickets for the upcoming season at the 30,000-seat StubHub Center," according to Woike & Klein of the L.A. TIMES. A Chargers official said that the franchise "won't make detailed ticket sales figures available until closer ...

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Ravens Could Invest In E-Sports Within A Year

Ravens Senior VP/Corporate Sales & Business Development Kevin Rochlitz said that within the next year he "expects the team to invest" in e-sports and host large-scale events in Baltimore, according to Jonathan Munshaw of the BALTIMORE BUSINESS JOURNAL. Rochlitz said that Ravens leadership "sees ...

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Owners Set To Approve Raiders' Vegas Move?

NFL owners will almost surely approve the Raiders' relocation to Las Vegas by noon PT today at their meeting in Phoenix, conditional on the team securing a lease and hiring a developer. After the vote, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, Raiders Owner Mark Davis, Texans Owner Bob McNair (finance committ ...

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Mayor Makes Last-Ditch Effort To Keep Raiders

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf on Friday for the first time "shared details of investors’ plans to build a new Oakland stadium for the Raiders in a last-minute attempt to change the narrative that the NFL doesn’t have an alternative in the East Bay," according to Elliott Almond of the S ...

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Woody Johnson May Be Closer To U.K. Ambassador Role

NFL Jets Owner Woody Johnson's brother, Christopher Wold Johnson, came with him to this week's owners' meetings, which could be a "sign that Woody Johnson is closer to officially being named" ambassador to the U.K. by President Trump, according to Brian Costello of the N.Y. POST. The move has b ...

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Redskins President Makes First Comments On Fired GM

Redskins President Bruce Allen in his first public comments on former GM Scot McCloughan's ouster said that he "concluded it was in the team's interest" to fire McCloughan earlier this month and "signal a change in direction," according to Liz Clarke of the WASHINGTON POST. Allen "wouldn’t com ...

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Rams Top Contributor In Shared Ticket Revenue

The NFL’s decision to relocate the Rams to L.A. is "already a big winner" as the team in '16 was the "top contributor to the shared pool of ticket revenue among the 32 clubs," according to Daniel Kaplan of SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL. A source said that the team contributed $27M to the pool. Teams ...

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Redskins Casting Wide Net In GM Search

Redskins reps are "reaching out to some of the more successful organizations in the NFL seeking to find a highly qualified executive to fill their GM job," according to sources cited by Jason La Canfora of CBSSPORTS.com. The Redskins are "casting a wide net" after firing GM Scot McCloughan two week ...

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