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WME-IMG Recruits Celebrity Investors For UFC In Effort To Add Promotional MusclePublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 30 / 16
The UFC and majority owner WME-IMG on Thursday said that 23 celebrities are "investing in the rapidly expanding sports league," according to Erich Schwartzel of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. Terms of the investments by the celebs -- which include Ben Affleck, Adam Levine, Jimmy Kimmel and ...
NBA owners need a simple majority, 15 of 29 votes, to reopen the CBA, however, "league officials say privately they need more like two-thirds, since unity would be all- important in a shooting war," a
The NHL set a single-day attendance record on Saturday. With all 26 teams playing, a total of 232,517 fans attended the day''s games, at an average of 17,886 per game and 99.7% of capacity. Twelve of
The IHL has approved the placement of an expansion franchise in New Orleans for the ''99-00 season, to be owned by Benz-Sports, Inc. (BSI). The approval represents an exclusive commitment to BSI, whic
As Casey Martin vs. the PGA Tour resumes today in Oregon, golf''s major governing bodies are "siding with the PGA Tour''s decision to ban carts" during tournament play, according to Marcia Chambers of
"These are not the best of times in the NBA," according to David Moore of the DALLAS MORNING NEWS. Moore: "A marijuana cloud hangs over the league. ... A player has wrapped his hands around a coach''s
Although his trial is in recess today, Casey Martin "should know this week whether a federal court supports his right to ride a cart or if he must walk in competition," according to USA TODAY''s Harry
On the front page of Sunday''s N.Y. TIMES, Mike Wise wrote the NBA game "is ailing," as "fewer players shoot very well," and coaches and team execs feel "the falloff results in part from the prolifera
NBA Commissioner David Stern and Deputy Commissioner Russ Granik met with the press Saturday night and discussed several issues facing the league. Stern was also interviewed on NBC''s "Meet the Press"
NBA Commissioner David Stern spent "nearly" five hours yesterday being questioned as the Latrell Sprewell hearing "crept to a conclusion," according to David Steele of the S.F. CHRONICLE. Afterward, w
In day four of Martin v. PGA Tour, Ken Venturi, who during his win at the ''64 U.S. Open "walked the course in 100-degree heat with severe dehydration," testified that Martin "should not be allowed" t