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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 ...
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NBA: Dee Kantner became the second woman to officiate an NBA game last night when she worked the Hawks-76ers game in Philadelphia. In Philadelphia, Timothy Dwyer: "Kantner did just fine" (PHILADELPHIA
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NBA Exec VP/CMO Rick Welts appeared on CNBC''s "Bull Session." Welts: "We look at the decade that''s in front of us, if anything, I think we see the challenges and the opportunities surpassing those o
In St. Louis, Chief U.S. District Judge Jean Hamilton, who said on Monday that she "has doubts about the strength" of St. Louis'' case against the NFL, "nonetheless ... ruled that she will allow" the
PGA: After the Tour Championship at Houston''s Champions Golf Club, PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem "confirmed" that the event would return to Houston. Finchem: "It''s safe to say we''re going to wo
Violet Palmer became the first woman to call a regular- season NBA game during the Mavericks-Grizzlies opener on Friday night. In Dallas, David Moore: "The face of the NBA had changed." Moore added th