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AFL Wrapping Up Season As Commissioner Looks To Shore Up Ownership Ranks For '16Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 28 / 15
The AFL wraps up its latest season on Saturday night with the 28th ArenaBowl, concluding its first year under Commissioner Scott Butera, who expects more teams, better TV ratings and a stronger public relations push for the '16 season. The '15 season, which had 12 teams that started play in Mar...
NFL owners will vote today on an instant replay proposal "similar to the ''challenge'' system used on an experimental basis for ten preseason games in 1996," according to Len Pasquarelli of the ATLANT
In his Sunday NHL notes column, the TORONTO SUN''s Al Strachan writes that a move to allow advertising on NHL goal posts and crossbars "has been repelled." Strachan: "The NHL''s marketers want it and
Nike Chair Phil Knight says MLB "screwed up" in letting the Yankees enter into a $95M sponsorship deal with adidas, according to an AP report in the N.Y. DAILY NEWS. Knight added that Nike "will not r
Fruit of the Loom''s Pro Player licensing division last week offered a multi-million dollar deal to outfit the Marlins, according to Terry Lefton of BRANDWEEK. The deal was "contingent on the Yankees
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Acting Commissioner Bud Selig has set up a working group to study ways to improve on-field relationships. The groups consists of AL President Gene Budig; NL President Len Coleman; MLBPA Associate Gene
NFL owners and team officials will meet in Palm Desert, CA, starting today for their annual league meetings. In Denver, Adam Schefter writes that of "all the issues" the NFL owners will discuss -- cro
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For the first time since instant replay was dropped after the ''91 season, NFL owners will vote on "restoring the controversial system" at league meetings, according to Paul Domowitch of the PHILADELP
"In the wake of" the Yankees'' alliance with adidas, NEWSDAY''s Steve Zipay reports that "other club owners are trying to broker deals with apparel companies." One apparel industry source said the Met
Nuveen Tour co-Founder Ray Benton is interviewed in the NAPLES DAILY NEWS on the ATP/Nuveen unified senior men''s tennis tour under the Champions Tour umbrella. Benton: "Tennis is making a comeback. .
MLS Commissioner Doug Logan said yesterday that the league "is considering altering its expansion timetable," according to Barry Jackson of the MIAMI HERALD. MLS had said it would add two teams in ''9