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MLB Network Absorbing MLB Productions In Ongoing ReorganizationPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 04 / 15
MLB Productions, baseball's in-house TV and video production division, is being absorbed into MLB Network as part of the league's ongoing business reorganization under new Commissioner Rob Manfred . The move, aimed at creating operational efficiencies, resulted in a job loss of slightly less than h...
The CFL "officially ended its three-year American experiment" Friday when the league approved the Baltimore Stallions'' move to Montreal. The team, "soon to be called Alouettes," will play at Olympic
NHL Senior VP & COO Steve Solomon and NBC Sports Senior VP/Programming Jon Miller "are among execs that have been courted" by MLB to head marketing operations, according to Terry Lefton of BRANDWEEK.
NBA Commissioner David Stern "fired back" at players critical of Magic Johnson''s return to the NBA. He said the only way to eliminate their fear would be through widespread testing for the virus that
Some NBA player reps suspect that Charles Bennett, a candidate to succeed Simon Gourdine as the NBPA Exec Dir, is agent David Falk''s "point man" (Mark Heisler, L.A. TIMES, 2/4)....Through the efforts
The NFL and Browns could be close to "reaching a crossroads," according to several TV reports this weekend. ESPN''s Chris Mortensen reports the city of Cleveland is close to an agreement with the NFL,
SI''s Jackie MacMullan notes that Suns Assistant Coach Paul Silas "is emerging as a popular choice" to replace deposed NBPA Exec Dir Simon Gourdine (SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, 2/5 issue)....In other NBA news
BROWNS VOTE ONE WEEK AWAY: With a vote expected next Friday by NFL owners on the Browns proposed move, the Baltimore SUN reports that behind-the-scenes negotiations between Cleveland, Maryland officia
The CFL is expected to announce a new alignment tomorrow that will leave the league with nine Canadian franchises, but no teams in the U.S. But, "surprisingly enough," the CFL will not lose its U.S. T
In Dallas, Terry Egan hails the NHL''s new computerized stat- gathering system writing that league will go "from the 19th to the 21st century." Egan does note the stat the players most want is "ice ti
MLB "has reopened a search for an executive to run its broadcasting and marketing operations, leaving the beleaguered sport without a strategic leader two months before opening day," according to this