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ESPN.com Launching Site Redesign With Mobile-First ApproachPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 16 / 14
ESPN.com is launching its "first major redesign in more than five years, freshening up one of the most popular online sports destinations." The new site "has been built with a mobile-first mentality, centered around three pillars." Mobile visitors will see a "single column headed by three main topic...
The A Soccer League Rochester (NY) Raging Rhinos "are forging a reputation as America''s most successful minor league team," according to L. Jon Wertheim of SI. The Rhinos, who draw 11,000 fans per ga
ANC Sports will provide a custom-built, backlit unit of its rotating signage system for the new NBA Store, opening September 1 in Manhattan (ANC)....Small businesses can apply to be featured in a Mail
The PGA of America "has bowed to the weight of public opinion and agreed to refund the controversial $5 application fee for the random drawing for tickets" to the Ryder Cup, which will be played in Br
Pennzoil''s recent comprehensive ad deal with CBS, worth a reported $25M, was examined by CNBC''s Don Dahler, who said, "In the past, media companies have tried to push what they call cross-marketing.
Denver stadium supporters "moved quickly" yesterday to stop city councilmember Sue Casey from "turning the November election into a choice between football and babies," according to Ann Imse of the RO
Coming off a 4-12 season, Bears Dir of Marketing & Broadcasting Ken Valdiserri said that approximately 2,300 of 16,000 season-ticket holders did not renew their season tickets, according to Michael Ro
In San Antonio, Travis Poling reports that McCombs Enterprises President Gary Woods will become the new Vikings President when the sale of the team to Red McCombs closes later this month. Woods served
The ABL''s ''98-99 TV coverage will include regular- season games on Fox Sports Net and two postseason games on CBS, but BET "elected not to return to the ABL bench" after covering regular-season Satu
Western Resources Chair John Hayes Jr. "acknowledged Wednesday that his group''s bid" for the Royals "falls at least $20 million short of the asking price, and on top of that depends on a big upgrade
CBS''s "60 Minutes" is "following" Northern League female P ILA BORDERS in preparation for a story (Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, 8/6)....The Boston Globe has asked 25-year veteran columnist MIKE BARNICLE