Featured Story

NBA Free Agency Begins With Teams Spending Big Money, Largely To Keep Players

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 02 / 15

NBA free agency kicked off Wednesday with "plenty of lucrative deals without much player movement," and teams spent "freely as the league waded into a new era of inflated payrolls," according to Scott Cacciola of the N.Y. TIMES. The Cavaliers re-signed F Kevin Love to a five-year deal worth around $...

Read More

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA

More Stories

12/19/96
CNN/SI REPORTS ON A NEW BALANCE OF POWER IN THE NHL

The shift in the NHL''s balance of power from Canada to the U.S. was examined by CNN/SI''s Nancy Newman in a "Page 1" feature. The NHL has as many franchises in CA, AZ, and FL as they do in all of Can

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NHL, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner

12/19/96
LEAGUE NOTES

Santa Clara County Judge John Herlihy ruled that a Raiders'' lawsuit accusing the NFL of breaches of contract and mismanagement of NFL Properties and the WLAF can go to trial. Herlihy also denied an N

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, LPGA, NFL, Nike, Oakland Raiders

12/19/96
ABL VS. WNBA: SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST?

ABL co-Founder Gary Cavalli was named CEO of the ABL. He was serving as VP/Marketing & Communications (ABL). LOOKING AHEAD: In L.A., Earl Gustkey reviewed the ABL under the header, "ABL Fired First Sh

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBC, Sports Illustrated, Walt Disney, WNBA

12/18/96
IN SETTLEMENT, IRL DRIVES INDYCAR RIGHT OUT OF CART'S NAME

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Championship Auto Racing Teams have "called a truce, settling major lawsuits against one another," according to Bill Koenig of the INDIANAPOLIS STAR-NEWS. The out-o

Tags: Champ Car World Series, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, IndyCar, Leagues and Governing Bodies

12/18/96
LEAGUE NOTES

MLS released its ''97 schedule and Commissioner Doug Logan said 93% of the 160-game schedule will be played on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Attendance last year averaged 20,086 on weekends and 12,4

Tags: Atlanta Braves, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, MLS, NBA, NFL, NHL, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, Time Warner, Vancouver Canucks, Walt Disney

12/17/96
LEAGUE NOTES

In S.F., Tony Cooper writes on the NHL under the header, "The NHL Is The ''Need Help League!''" Cooper: "[C]ommissioner Gary Bettman and his people have to realize they''ve got a big problem on their

Tags: Chicago White Sox, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NASCAR, NFL, NHL, Pittsburgh Penguins, San Diego Padres

12/17/96
RODMAN ASKS NBA TO STOP MESSIN' WITH THE MAN

Dennis Rodman will file a grievance against the NBA for his two-game suspension after a profanity-filled outburst where he criticized the league and its officials, according to Dan Bickley of the CHIC

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, Walt Disney

12/17/96
TAKING THE INDYCAR OUT OF CART? IT MAY HAPPEN IN NAME DEAL

An agreement between the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) and IndyCar, about numerous legal issues, "might be reached as early as today," according to Angelique Chengelis of the DETROIT NEWS. One iss

Tags: Champ Car World Series, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, IndyCar, Leagues and Governing Bodies

12/16/96
RODMAN BACK ON TOUR, MAY FILE GRIEVANCE

Dennis Rodman will decide this week whether file a grievance against the Bulls over his recent two-game suspension, according to Lacy Banks of the CHICAGO SUN- TIMES. The NBPA contends the team''s sus

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA

12/16/96
NFL/JERRY JONES DROP LEGAL CLAIMS; IS JONES WINNER IN DEAL?

The NFL and Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones officially agreed on Friday to drop lawsuits filed against each other, ending a dispute over corporate sponsorships, according to David Markiewicz of the FT. WORT

Tags: American Express, Dallas Cowboys, Dr Pepper/7UP, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, Nike, PepsiCo, Walt Disney

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug