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Sharapova's Return Could Be Well-Needed Injection Of Star Power For Women's TennisPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 28 / 17
The sport of tennis right now needs Maria Sharapova "almost as badly as she needs tennis," as the women’s game is "desperately seeking an injection of star power," according to Gaurav Kalra of the ECONOMIC TIMES. Serena Williams "won’t play for the rest of the year as she is pregnant," a...
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NBC and Turner "have targeted the Orange Bowl" as the home for a Miami team if they go ahead with plans to launch a pro football league to oppose the NFL, according to Barry Jackson of the MIAMI HERAL
NBA teams will continue to receive TV rights payments from their network partners for up to a full season, which "is the best reason for thinking that the NBA season will not start on schedule next fa
Roller Hockey Int''l (RHI) "will not field teams this summer as it attempts to pay off" $1.5M in debts and secure $12M in "financing" for the ''99 season, according to Sheldon Spencer of the SAN JOSE
The Premiere Soccer Alliance (PSA) will form a new summer indoor soccer league that includes the Dallas Sidekicks and "some remnants of the former" CISL, according to Troy Phillips of the FT. WORTH ST
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The Corel WTA Tour and Arnon Milchan''s Regency Enterprises entertainment company announced a joint partnership yesterday where Regency will acquire the worldwide TV distribution rights to the Tour''s
The NBPA had an "advisory meeting with about 20 agents on Friday to discuss what the league had placed on the table so far" in negotiations for a new CBA, according to Frank Hughes on ESPN SportsZone.
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