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New WTA CEO Steve Simon Mulls Full-Scale Overhaul, Wants Sport To EvolvePublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 06 / 15
The WTA yesterday named Steve Simon CEO, a job that "immediately intrigued him because of the opportunity to have an even greater influence on the sport," according to Andrew John of the Palm Springs DESERT SUN. Simon: "There aren’t a lot of these opportunities out there where you have a platf...
With six of the week''s 11 sessions sold out, the final attendance for the Nuveen Masters seven days of tennis in Naples, FL, was 37,312 -- a new record. The previous Nuveen record was the ''96 Citiba
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
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
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. .