Featured Story

Orlando City SC's Stadium Will Be Privately Funded In Full

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 29 / 15

Orlando City SC announced Friday that it will be privately funding the entirety of its new downtown Orlando stadium, as well as increasing the expected capacity. This comes after stadium construction was set back following a delay in $30M of funding from the Florida Legislature that would have helpe...

Read More

More Stories

12/16/97
METS IN BLACK: PROTECTING SHEA FROM THE SCUM OF THE UNIVERSE

The Mets, "in an effort to be trendier and to appeal to today''s kid-driven sports fashion market," will introduce black into the color schemes of their uniforms this spring, according to David Waldst

Tags: Franchises, New York Mets

12/16/97
COLTS LEASE NEGOTIATIONS MOVE AHEAD AS COUNCIL GIVES BACKING

The Indianapolis City-County Council last night "firmly endorsed the negotiations to keep" the Colts in the city, according to Robert Bell of the INDIANAPOLIS STAR-NEWS. Following the council''s meeti

Tags: Franchises, Indianapolis Colts

12/16/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Sports Illustrated TV President TED SHAKER is leaving to "create his own production company." Shaker was formerly the Exec Producer of CBS Sports (Richard Sandomir, N.Y. TIMES, 12/16)....ROBERT GARRY

Tags: CBS, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, USTA, Viacom

12/16/97
ROCKET MAN THINKS IT'S GOING TO BE A LONG, LONG TIME...

Rockets Exec Senior VP John Thomas said that Harris County-Houston Sports Authority Chair Jack Rains "has placed football as a top priority" in Houston and told Thomas "to consider moving the franchis

Tags: Facilities, Houston Rockets, NBA

12/16/97
USOC SEEKS SENIOR MANAGER, CORPORATE SERVICES

The U.S. Olympic Committee in Colorado Springs seeks candidates for Sr. Manager, Corporate Services to develop and manage hospitality and event programs to maintain quality relationships with corporat

Tags: Classified Advertisements, USOC

12/16/97
FORMER RED SOX EMPLOYEE FILES COMPLAINT CLAIMING RACIAL BIAS

The Red Sox have been accused by a former employee of "fostering a racial climate hostile to black employees," according to Adrian Walker of the BOSTON GLOBE. Thomas Sneed, an African-American former

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Franchises

12/16/97
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

TODAY: NHL Eastern Conference Attendance Through December 14 ''97-98 YEAR-TO-DATE TEAM HOME DATES AVG. TOTAL % CAP ''96-97 AVG. +/- GAMES ''96-97 SEASON MON 19 20,515 389,794 96% 20,860 - 2% - 2% PHL

Tags: Carolina Hurricanes, Gale Force Holdings, NHL, The Back of the Book, US Airways, Washington Capitals

12/16/97
ESPN MAGAZINE CHARGES SI OF BEING A COPY CAT IN REDESIGN

Sports Illustrated "is planning major design changes and is mulling a monthly spinoff -- moves that ESPN officials characterize as defensive reactions to their forthcoming" ESPN Magazine, according to

Tags: ESPN, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

12/15/97
NASCAR AND CLYDE THE GLIDE SET TO TAKE NEW BOOKS TO THE RACK

NASCAR and HarperCollins will join to develop a series of new books, with releases scheduled to begin in February ''98 in conjunction with NASCAR''s celebration of its 50th Anniversary. The series wil

Tags: NASCAR, NBA, New England Revolution, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner

12/15/97
BRANDWEEK REPORTS GM CLOSE TO RECORD $20M DEAL WITH NCAA

GM is "close to signing" what would be the "biggest corporate sponsorship deal in NCAA history," according to Terry Lefton of BRANDWEEK. The five-year, $20M deal would give NCAA rights to GM "across a

Tags: Colleges, General Motors, NCAA, USOC, WNBA

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug