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An investment group called Project Fanchise is "planning to start a new indoor-football league that lets fans call plays in real-time from their mobile devices or home computers, make personnel decisions and even choose the warm-up music before games," according to Brad Reagan of the WALL STREET JOU...
USA Basketball (USAB) last night "dropped 12 NBA players from the world championship team rather than wait for them to commit to play as the pending labor-management dispute between the NBA and its pl
A "confidential" report obtained by Al Strachan of the TORONTO SUN shows that while NHL ticket prices "were up an average of 6.6% throughout the league this season, after-tax gate receipts increased b
MLB: In Denver, local ticket agents say that the "marked-up resales" of All-Star Game tickets are "flat." Rock & Jock Tickets Owner Bruce Brown: "It is looking like tickets will be readily available"
At MLB''s owners meetings in Seattle last week, Rockies Chair Jerry McMorris, who has led the search committee for a new MLB commissioner, said, "My sense is that the draft (Bud Selig) movement is str
A crowd of 47,546 watched the Rhein Fire defeat the Frankfurt Galaxy in yesterday''s NFL Europe World Bowl at Frankfurt''s Waldstadion, according to Tom Pedulla of USA TODAY. During the regular season
HOCKEY: Two items in Sunday''s N.Y. TIMES addressed the state of the NHL. Hockey writer Joe Lapointe called on the league to shorten its season and "stop stretching out the playoffs over nine weeks to
USA Basketball (USAB) President Russ Granik said over the weekend that USAB "may have to go back to using collegians for international events in the wake of news that NBA players will stay home this s
The first round of interleague play ended last night, and USA TODAY''s Mel Antonen reports that through Wednesday, the average attendance was 30,512, which is a 12.6% drop from last year''s average of
CFL Chair & Acting Commissioner John Tory "is cautiously optimistic about the state of his league," according to Jeff Gray of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. Speaking yesterday at a season-launching news co
A federal appeals court panel "is expected to decide in about three months whether" a judge was right to dismiss the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission''s antitrust suit against the NFL, acc