Featured Story

Structure Of Roger Goodell's New Contract Seen As A Victory For Jerry Jones

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 14 / 17

Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones "sees some measure of victory in the structure of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s new contract," in which 90% of the five-year, $200M deal through March '24 is "tied to performance-based incentives," according to Jarrett Bell of USA TODAY. Jones said, "If Roger ...

Read More

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

More Stories

03/22/99
CART OPENS ITS SEASON IN MIAMI; IS IT OUT OF NASCAR SHADOW?

The CART FedEx Championship series held its season opener in Miami on Sunday, and the MIAMI HERALD''s Gary Long estimates the attendance at the Miami-Dade Homestead Motorsports Complex at 45,000 (MIAM

Tags: FedEx, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NASCAR

03/22/99
MLS' OPENING WEEKEND MET WITH MIXED NUMBERS AT THE GATE

The following lists MLS season opening weekend attendance, compared to the home team''s final attendance figures from last year. For the weekend, MLS''s five games averaged 16,043, which is down from

Tags: AEG, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Galaxy, MLS

03/22/99
YOU HAVE TO SELIG TO BELIEVE IT: COMMISH "VERY COMFORTABLE"

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig told Dave Van Dyck that MLB "is so sound and so solid that if we all continue to work to keep it that way, I feel very comfortable." Selig said that while he can''t let MLB

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB

03/19/99
MLS STARTS FOURTH -- AND MOST CRUCIAL? -- SEASON SATURDAY

As MLS kicks off its fourth season this weekend, "perception -- not reality -- is why this year is critical for the league," according to ESPN.com''s Jamie Trecker, who writes that the league "is actu

Tags: ABC, Columbus Crew, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLS, NCAA, New England Revolution, NHL, Walt Disney

03/19/99
LEAGUE NOTES

NFL: An L.A. TIMES editorial states that while the NFL "wants a big show of public support and new investment" from the city for an expansion team, a "significant investment has already been made in t

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, Sports Illustrated

03/18/99
TWO L.A. GROUPS START TO TALK MERGER, ELI, ELI, OH!

Members of L.A.''s two competing NFL bid groups were moving yesterday to "unify behind a single proposal that would drop the campaign for a Carson stadium and join forces to support" a renovated Colis

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, Oakland Raiders, Orlando Magic

03/18/99
IS MLS FACING ITS MAKE OR BREAK SEASON IN 4TH YEAR?

MLS begins its fourth season on Saturday with a "general feeling that this is a make-or-break year for the organization," according to Dan Giesin of the S.F. CHRONICLE. While "cautious optimism prevai

Tags: Columbus Crew, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLS, New England Revolution

03/18/99
NFL'S VERSION OF DEJA VU: INSTANT REPLAY TO RETURN IN '99

NFL owners voted 28-3 yesterday to reinstate a conditional version of instant replay for the ''99-2000 season, which features a "coach''s challenge" system. The Bengals, Cardinals and Jets voted again

Tags: Chicago Bears, Chicago Bulls, Cincinnati Bengals, Detroit Lions, Leagues and Governing Bodies, New York Jets, NFL, San Francisco 49ers

03/18/99
LICENSING, MERCHANDISING AND BRI, OH MY! UNION HAPPY W/57%

The NBPA said that its players will receive "about" 57% of the league''s BRI this season, which is "about the same as last season," according to Scott Soshnick of BLOOMBERG NEWS. The union said that 5

Tags: Detroit Pistons, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA, Brooklyn Nets, San Antonio Spurs, Walt Disney

03/17/99
THE FULL L.A. STORY: DOES NFL WANT OVITZ IN THE COLISEUM?

The NFL voted 29-2 Tuesday to award L.A. the 32nd team, but didn''t select an owner or a site and "set so many hurdles" the team could still end up in Houston, according to Abrahamson & Simers of the

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Buffalo Bills, Cincinnati Bengals, Denver Broncos, Detroit Lions, Kansas City Chiefs, Leagues and Governing Bodies, New Orleans Saints, NFL, Oakland Raiders, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Diego Chargers, Tennessee Titans, Washington Redskins

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug