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The Daily's Hot Reads For Friday: Help Me, RondaPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 25 / 14
The NEW YORKER's Kelefa Sanneh writes of UFC fighter Ronda Rousey : "In MMA, more than in most sports, athletes must be promoters, too. Rousey is smart enough to know that one of her promotional assets is the way she looks . … Of course, this asset can be a liability, too" ( NEW YORKER ). A...
Tara Lipinski has signed an endorsement deal with Triarc Beverage for its forthcoming Snapple Refreshers line of youth-oriented drinks (Snapple). Triarc CEO Michael Weinstein said Lipinski "was a no-b
WGN Station Dir Jim Zerwekh "indicated" Tuesday that if Cubs rookie P Kerry Wood, who set the MLB record Monday for strikeouts in consecutive starts, and the Cubs keep winning, the station "might recl
Warner Books "is preparing to publish a damning indictment of the NFL," according to Neal Travis of the N.Y. POST. Travis reports that Warner Books "officially has an embargo on any publicity for thei
The ABL''s Long Beach StingRays are seeking a Director of Sales and Marketing. Director responsible for developing and leading season ticket, group and single game ticket sales campaigns, as well as f
THE DAILY is seeking a Marketing Manager to be responsible for in-house phone sales, subscription renewals, collegiate marketing and database management. Qualified applicants will have interest in sal
Nike is "making some sweeping changes to improve the working conditions in its Asian factories," according to CNBC''s Sue Herrera on "The Edge." Speaking before the National Press Club yesterday in Wa
The NBPA had an "advisory meeting with about 20 agents on Friday to discuss what the league had placed on the table so far" in negotiations for a new CBA, according to Frank Hughes on ESPN SportsZone.
KAREN GALLAGHER, the Sixers'' Dir of Ticket Operations, "is leaving" the team after 11 years. She goes to VA-based DSA, a company affiliated with TicketMaster. LARRY MELI will replace Gallagher (PHILA
Oakley Chair Jim Jannard said the company''s new sneaker, introduced yesterday, will turn a profit "because of Oakley''s blend of proprietary technology and materials." Oakley says it will restrict sa
A team of MLB All-Stars will travel to Japan this November to play a series of games against Japanese teams. The ''98 tour will consist of eight games played between November 6-15 in Tokyo, Fukuoka an