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NBA Officially Pulls '17 ASG From Charlotte Over HB2; City Could Get Game In '19Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 22 / 16
The NBA on Thursday said that it is moving the '17 All-Star Weekend out of Charlotte "over concerns about the state's House Bill 2, in the latest and perhaps most high-profile fallout from the controversial law," according to a front-page piece by Peralta & Bonnell of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER.&nbs...
MLB President & COO Paul Beeston is interviewed by Terry Lefton of BRANDWEEK. Asked if he saw the need for MLB organizational changes, Beeston said, "Absolutely. Right now there are too many people re
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ABL Commissioner Gary Cavalli "has seen the monster, and it doesn''t scare him," according to Ann Killion of the SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS. Cavalli: "[T]he two leagues are actually helping each other. ...
The Nuveen Tour was profiled in the CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR by Byron Bradley Davis, who wrote, "The big names are the bait, the overall presentation is the hook" (CSM, 8/18)....Mark Rypien has sold
The "underlying motif" of the recently concluded du Maurier Canadian Open in Toronto was "finding a new sponsor" to replace Imperial Tobacco when it withdraws in ''98 due to tobacco sponsorship legisl
The NBA and the NBPA announced that the salary cap for the ''97-98 season has been set at $26.9M, up from the $24.4M of ''96-''97. The cap may be "subject to an upward adjustment in the next few weeks
The USTA "over the next three weeks will leverage its crown jewel, the U.S. Open, in marketing efforts to promote the sport -- especially to kids," according to Jeff Jensen of AD AGE. The Open "marks
The WNBA Comets-Sting game at the Charlotte Coliseum drew 18,937 fans, the "largest crowd in the history of women''s pro basketball" (CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, 8/17). MOTHER''S GOING TO KEEP BABY COZY AND W
MLB owners have committed $1.45B in guaranteed contracts through 2002, according to USA TODAY. Atlanta has the "largest commitment" through 2002 with $153,522,047 for seven players; the A''s have no g
The NFL and its marketing strategy are examined by John Seabrook of THE NEW YORKER. The arrival of former MTV President Sara Levinson to head NLFP in ''94 "was something of a cultural shift" for the "
MLS Commissioner Doug Logan unveiled plans regarding the league''s ''98 conference alignment, expansion draft and its regular season schedule, following two days of Management Committee meetings in Ne