Featured Story

Richard Sherman, Doug Baldwin Criticize NFL's Media, Sponsor Policies In Skit

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 26 / 14

Seahawks CB Richard Sherman "took issue with several NFL policies" during his weekly media availability Tuesday, including the league's sponsorship stance and its "decision last week to fine teammate Marshawn Lynch $100,000" for not talking to the press, according to Bob Condotta of ...

Read More

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, NFL, Seattle Seahawks

More Stories

10/28/14
NFLPA Looks To Dismiss Head Injury Complaint

The NFLPA and two of its former player presidents asked a Missouri federal court late last week to dismiss a complaint filed by former players alleging the union and presidents had ignored the threat of head injuries. The NFLPA filed its own motion, and Kevin Mawae and Trace Armstrong filed a joint ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

10/28/14
League Notes

In Phoenix, Ronald Hansen notes both the Giants and Royals play Spring Training in the Cactus League and "could see a boost at the turnstiles next spring -- especially for the Royals." There "have been nine Cactus League teams in the World Series" since '00, not counting the '14 iteration. Teams tha ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

10/27/14
Sources: NFL Owners, Execs Talking L.A.

NFL owners and execs have been holding "ongoing semi-regular conference calls" regarding the topic of relocation to L.A., according to sources cited by Jason La Canfora of CBSSPORTS.com. For the "past six months or more there have been a series of calls between select owners and the NFL office discu ...

Tags: NFL, Leagues and Governing Bodies

10/27/14
PGA's Bishop Believes Ouster Was Too Harsh

Ousted PGA of America President Ted Bishop "had no second thoughts about his choice of words for more than an hour" after calling golfer Ian Poulter a "lil girl" on social media Thursday evening, according to Jaime Diaz of GOLF WORLD MONDAY. Bishop said, "To be honest with you, there was no hesitati ...

Tags: PGA of America, Leagues and Governing Bodies

10/27/14
NFL Refutes New London Report

The NFL is refuting a London Daily Mail report that five games will be played in London next year, according to separate tweets from ESPN’s Darren Rovell and the N.Y. Post’s Bart Hubbuch ( THE DAILY ). In London, Alex Miller in the initial report noted the likelihood of London "beco ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

10/27/14
NFLPA Lawyer: NFL, Ravens Not Helping In Rice Case

Attorney Richard Craig Smith, who is leading the NFLPA's investigation into the Ray Rice domestic violence case, on Friday night said that the NFL and Ravens "have not been cooperating," according to Rob Maaddi of the AP. Smith said that the league "has not provided documents and witnesses requ ...

Tags: NFL, Leagues and Governing Bodies

10/27/14
Republic FC Execs To Continue MLS Push In N.Y.

Execs from USL Pro club Sacramento Republic FC are "continuing to press their case" for an MLS franchise and will "make a presentation to league officials" tomorrow in N.Y., according to Dale Kasler of the SACRAMENTO BEE. Republic FC President & co-Founder Warren Smith and investors Kevin Nagle ...

Tags: MLS, Leagues and Governing Bodies

10/27/14
League Notes

NASCAR driver Danica Patrick was asked about the success of NASCAR's Drive for Diversity Program, to which she said, “I’ve never benefited from NASCAR’s diversity program.” She added, "I wouldn’t think there needs to be a diversity program if I’m here and I didn&r ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

10/24/14
Could Rice Hearing Be Costly For Goodell?

Free agent RB Ray Rice has a lot at stake at his appeal hearing in two weeks, but "ultimately not as much" as NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, whose "hold on the most powerful and lucrative executive position in American sports could be in jeopardy," according to Gary Myers of the N.Y. DAILY NEWS. ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

10/24/14
Stars Out Of NASCAR's Next Chase Round

NASCAR could not have "asked for a more ideal group of drivers to be in the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup," but a "closer look at the eight remaining title hopefuls reveals a roster bereft of some of the sport's biggest names," according to Jared Turner of FOXSPORTS.com. In f ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NASCAR

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug