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Time To Participate In The 2014 SBJ/SBD Reader Survey

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 20 / 14

It’s time to make your opinion known as the 10th annual SportsBusiness Journal/SportsBusiness Daily Reader Survey is underway. The survey features 100 questions across leagues, teams, facilities, sponsorship, media, and more. * How often do you watch live sports on a mobile device? ...

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09/15/14
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Flyers Chair ED SNIDER on Saturday “shared news that he’s now cancer free after getting a big scare in May.” Snider: “I’m done. I have no cancer. It’s all gone. Well, you never want that Big C, but luckily it’s all gone. I’m totally healthy. It&rsqu ...

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09/12/14
They Say It's Our Birthday! The Daily Turns 20!

On September 12, 1994, THE DAILY delivered its first issue to the sports industry. Our headlines on that Monday? MLB’s labor strike hit day 12; Fox Sports announced a deal with the NHL; The Hugh Culverhouse estate said the Bucs were not for sale and Andre Agassi ’s win at the U ...

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09/12/14
Weekend Plans With T-Mobile's Mike Belcher

Like many sports business execs, T-Mobile VP/Media & Sponsorships MIKE BELCHER is no stranger to long layovers and racking up frequent flyer miles, as he has the responsibility of developing nationwide marketing programs. But after frequenting airports around the country during the week, Belch ...

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09/12/14
Executive Transactions

AMB Sports & Entertainment Group named Walt Disney Parks & Resorts VP/Experience Development & Media Strategy MIKE GOMES to the newly created position of Falcons Senior VP/Fan Experience. Gomes, who worked at Disney for more than 20 years, will "be tasked with enhancing event-day exper ...

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09/12/14
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In Oklahoma City, Berry Tramel writes USC AD PAT HADEN "must be removed" from the College Football Playoff selection committee. Coming down to the sidelines last Saturday at Stanford will "call into question Haden’s decision-making, which is what the committee is all about" ( OKLAHOMAN, 9/12 ...

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09/11/14
MLS Atlanta Club Hires First President

The expansion MLS club in Atlanta, which is set to begin play in ’17, has named EPL club Tottenham Hotspur Dir of Football Administration DARREN EALES as its first President after “a months-long search,” according to Doug Roberson of the ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION. Eales has h ...

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09/11/14
Executive Transactions

The Univ. at Buffalo gave AD DANNY WHITE a five-year extension through ’19, which “continues UB’s trend of pre-emptive deals designed to keep key athletics department players together.” White joined UB in March ’12 and at the time was the youngest FBS AD at 32 years ...

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09/11/14
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Attorneys for Cowboys Owner JERRY JONES yesterday "suffered a setback ... when a judge denied their request to seal the sexual assault lawsuit against him from public view." District Court Judge DALE TILLERY said that the public’s right to transparency in the court system "generally out ...

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09/11/14
Share Your Sponsorship Sales Stories

We'd like to hear about your first sponsorship sales experiences. Can you remember your first sale? What were your feelings negotiating the deal and how did you feel when you closed it? What gave you the bug to make this into a career? Share your experiences, in 200 words or less, with SportsBusine ...

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09/10/14
Jerry Jones Accused Of Sexual Assault

An Oklahoma woman sued Cowboys Owner JERRY JONES on Monday, "accusing him of sexual assault" during a June '09 incident in a North Texas hotel, according to Scott Farwell of the DALLAS MORNING NEWS. JANA WECKERLY , a former exotic dancer, said that Jones "fondled her genitals, forced her to touch ...

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