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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 ...
The ''97 World Championships of Beach Volleyball runs today through Saturday at the L.A. Tennis Center at UCLA. Presenting sponsor Ericsson will team with Nike Sports Entertainment (NSE) and Leonard A
Tuesday was the fifth anniversary of Bud Selig becoming MLB''s acting commissioner. In N.Y., Murray Chass wrote that the owners "have not moved full speed ahead in their quest for a new commissioner.
The ''97 U.S. Open was "all about history. About making it, breaking it, bucking it, faking it," according to Robin Finn of the N.Y. TIMES. While it "does not have the authenticity of Wimbledon, the c
After offering high school phenom Lamar Odom a $100,000 contract and a chance to pick where he wants to play, the CBA has also made an offer of $40,000-50,000 to New York City playground "legend" Edwa
The All-American Football League, set to start in March ''99, has agreed on terms for a lease with the Orange Bowl. The deal must be approved by the city commission (MIAMI HERALD, 9/6)....An AP poll o
After 27,396 attended a sold-out Portland Civic Stadium on Sunday to see the U.S. National Team defeat Costa Rica in a World Cup qualifying match, U.S. Soccer Federation Exec Dir Hank Steinbrecher "ra
The U.S. Open played its men''s and women''s finals in New York yesterday in front of 21,566 fans at Arthur Ashe Stadium, bringing the two-week paid attendance to 559,544, a U.S. Open record (Coffey &
Former Patriots Owner Victor Kiam''s $150M lawsuit against the NFL would be worth $450M "in trebled damages if he wins," according to Will McDonough of the BOSTON GLOBE. Kiam claims that the league "i
MLB announced that it averaged 33,407 fans per game during interleague play, a period of 18 days covering 214 games. The average is 20.2% greater than the intraleague average of 27,800. For the season
Venus Williams'' coming-out party continues today as she plays the second match of today''s women''s semifinals at Arthur Ashe Stadium. ESPN''s Sal Paolantonio: "There''s no denying it now, the 1997 U