Featured Story

AFL Wrapping Up Season As Commissioner Looks To Shore Up Ownership Ranks For '16

Published 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...

Read More

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Arena Football League

More Stories

02/12/97
GOLF CELEBS LAUNCH NEW TOUR TO GO HEAD-TO-HEAD AGAINST CGA

The Celebrity Golf Association (CGA) Tour will now have the competition of a new rival group, the player-owned Celebrity Players Tour Association (CPTA), according to Adam Barr of GOLFWEEK. The CPTA,

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB

02/12/97
LEAGUE NOTES

The NHL''s Executive Committee of the Board of Governors will meet soon to reduce the list of applicants for an NHL expansion team, according to Neil Hohlfeld of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. Hohlfeld: "If l

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NHL, Sports Illustrated

02/11/97
TAGLIABUE BROKERS JETS-PATS DEAL; TUNA TACKLES NYC IN '97

NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue, "taking complete charge of a dispute between the Jets and Patriots that had become a sticky mess, stepped in decisively late yesterday afternoon and brokered a blockbu

Tags: Anheuser Busch, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, New England Patriots, New York Jets, NFL, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner, Walt Disney

02/11/97
MILLROSE GAMES DRAW STRONG, BUT USATF "PROBLEMS" REMAIN

A sellout crowd of 18,266 attended the Chase Millrose Games at MSG on Friday night (Jere Longman, N.Y. TIMES, 2/8). USATF President Patricia Rico, on the sellout: "It showed the sport is not dead" (US

Tags: Cablevision, IMG, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Madison Square Garden, NBA, NBC, Nike

02/11/97
LEAGUE NOTES

The White House said it was too early to say if President Clinton can attend MLB festivities in honor of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 2/11)....Sunday''s attendance for

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NPSL

02/10/97
JACKIE ROBINSON TO GET SHEA STADIUM TRIBUTE BY PRESIDENT

MLB Officials in conjunction with the MLBPA "have targeted" the Mets-Dodgers game at Shea Stadium on April 15 to honor Jackie Robinson, who broke baseball''s color barrier 50 years ago, according to B

Tags: Colorado Rockies, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, New York Mets, News Corp./Fox, Oakland Athletics, Wheaties

02/10/97
GOODBYE CLEVELAND: NBA WINDS UP ALL-STAR WEEKEND

The NBA celebrated its All-Star Weekend in Cleveland and capped its "NBA at 50" celebration with a moving introduction of 47 players, including the sons of Pete Maravich. Among the news from the weeke

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Dallas Stars, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, NBC, Orlando Magic, Philadelphia 76ers, RDV Sports, Reebok, Southwest Sports Group, Sports Illustrated, TBS/TNT, Time Warner

02/07/97
HALFTIME CEREMONY HONORS NBA'S GREATEST

All 49 living players from the NBA''s "50 Greatest Players" list will be present for a ceremony during halftime of the All-Star Game. The 50th player, the late Pete Maravich, will be represented by hi

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA

02/07/97
'96-97 SALARIES OF NBA ALL-STAR WEEKEND PARTICIPANTS

The following lists this year''s salaries of the NBA players taking part in the All-Star Weekend (THE DAILY): EASTERN CONFERENCE WESTERN CONFERENCE V. Baker MIL $3.765M D. Schrempf SEA $3.333M T. Bran

Tags: ATT, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA

02/06/97
LEAGUE NOTES

The ''97 McDonald''s Championship, a biannual basketball event featuring international club champions, will take place in Paris, France, October 16-18, 1997. The event will include the ''97 NBA Champi

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

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug