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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 ...
MLS is "negotiating" with New York City-owned Shea Stadium as a possible new home for its MetroStars "should field and sponsorship issues not be resolved at Giants Stadium," according to Gary Davidson
MLBE President Greg Murphy''s "ouster" was "more amicable [than] some reports have indicated, if only because it took senior MLB execs so long to do what they were promising business partners they wou
After Sunday''s N.Y. Times reported that up to 60-70% of NBA players use alcohol and marijuana, the Pistons'' Grant Hill said that the numbers "probably aren''t far off," according to Helene St. James
NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue testified via video Friday in the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission''s $130M antitrust lawsuit against the NFL, according to William Lhotka of the ST. LOUIS
Marijuana and alcohol use in the NBA was examined on the front page of Sunday''s N.Y. TIMES sports section in an above- the-fold feature by Selena Roberts. Roberts writes that "[c]ontrary to the whole
At a Friday press conference, NBPA Exec Dir Billy Hunter and 12 of "the game''s most influential agents" said that if the league reopens its CBA next year, "they will face tougher negotiations than th
While much of the weekend World Series media coverage cast a negative pall over the state of MLB, last evening''s historic Game Seven could recoup some of the lost glory of this year''s Fall Classic.
A crowd of 57,318 attended the MLS Cup ''97 at RFK Stadium yesterday as DC beat Colorado 2-1 in a "cold rain" (William Gildea, WASHINGTON POST, 10/27). MLS also awarded its ''98 championship game to t
The NBPA "hopes to present a united front when its agents advisory committee meets" today in N.Y., according to ESPN''s David Aldridge. Aldridge: "The committee contains most of the agents who were pa
In a "rare outburst of anger and candor," Marlins Manager Jim Leyland "lashed out at critics" of the ''97 World Series, according to Dan Shaughnessy of the BOSTON GLOBE. Leyland "seemed to be directin