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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...
The "opening faceoff in the battle over the future of the NHL in Canada takes place today" in Ottawa, according to Mark Miller of the CALGARY SUN. An "all-star team of ownership and league officials"
The USTA has "come to an agreement in principle" with the Pilot Pen Int''l tennis tournament to bring the U.S. Women''s Hardcourt Championship to New Haven, CT, this summer, according to Dave Solomon
Orioles Owner Peter Angelos is still trying to convince fellow MLB owners to "focus their revenue-sharing program on new stadium construction," according to Peter Schmuck of the Baltimore SUN. Angelos
After "taking a series of hits this year, the question for the [ABL] is: Will it sink or swim?," according to Jason Quick of the Portland OREGONIAN. The league will again lose money in its third year,
The addition of the D''Backs and the White Sox helped increase total attendance for the Cactus League 14% in ''98, up to 904,224, according to Paola Boivin of the ARIZONA REPUBLIC. But the average att
The state of the NHL was examined on "The Sports Reporters," as ESPN''s John Feinstein said that NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman "has tried" the "formula" of NBA Commissioner David Stern and "it hasn''t
As the NBA playoffs begin, the "All-About-Me league suddenly is becoming All-About-Basketball," according to Ailene Voisin of the SACRAMENTO BEE. The games "are entertaining, the players well-behaved,
This week THE DAILY tracked the NFL Draft and the agents representing the players selected in the first three rounds in contract negotiations. Today, we analyze the top 92 picks and look at which agen
TearDrop Golf Co. has "pieced together a 75 event minor league golf tour in hopes of seeding its gear and brand" among golfers, according to Richard Wilner of the N.Y. POST. In just its first year of
BASEBALL: In Dallas, Ken Daley reports that for the seventh year in a row, MLB''s average salary topped the $1M level, increasing 4.2% in ''98 to a record $1,441,406. Of the 840 players listed on team