Featured Story

Boston PGA Tour Event Changes Name Again With Dell-EMC Merger

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on

The Boston-area FedExCup Playoffs event formerly known as the Deutsche Bank Championship "will now be called the Dell Technologies Championship" beginning in '17. This is the "second change in as many months for the second leg of the postseason." Tour officials last month announced that EMC Corporat...

Read More

More Stories

Selling Sports Apparel To Women

ABC''s "World News Tonight" aired a report on marketing sports apparel to women last Friday, and ABC''s Peter Jennings said, "The companies selling sports apparel have focused for years on selling to

Tags: ABC, Nike, Reebok, Walt Disney

Ice Palace Sells Naming Rights

Palace Sports & Entertainment (PS&E) signed a 12-year naming-rights deal with the St. Petersburg Times in which the Ice Palace will be renamed the St. Pete Times Forum, effective immediately. The deal

Tags: Facilities, Hockey, Tampa Bay Lightning

WUSA Seeks VP/Marketing

Women''s Professional Soccer ("WUSA") in Atlanta seeks candidates for VP of Marketing to develop strategic plan encompassing advertising and promotional components. Directs the activities of the creat

Tags: Classified Advertisements

Kohl Ends Silence On Bucks

Bucks Owner Herb Kohl, who has been "publicly silent for almost five months," agreed Monday to his "first interview regarding the state of the team," according to Michael Hunt of the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL

Tags: Basketball, Franchises, Milwaukee Bucks

Nets' U.S. Open Make-Goods

CBS'' coverage Monday of the U.S. Open averaged a 2.5/6 overnight Nielsen rating, down 32.4% from last year''s 3.7/9. On Sunday, the U.S. Open averaged a 2.3/6, 17.9% lower than last year''s 2.8/8. Sa

Tags: CBS, Media, Viacom

In Other News...

MLB Labor Deal Highlights Busy Holiday Weekend MLB''s labor settlement is the focus of today''s special issue, but other stories from over the Labor Day weekend also merit top billing: The St. Pete Ti

No Headline

“Every headline writer knows that the fewer the characters, the bigger the type.” — St. Petersburg Times Editor & Publisher Paul Tash, on using "St. Pete Times" in the paper''s naming-r

Franchise Notes

MLB: The SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL''s Daniel Kaplan reports that Lehman Brothers lent Mets Owner Fred Wilpon $140M to buy partner Nelson Doubleday''s interest in the team. An industry source said that th

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Baseball, Cablevision, Colorado Avalanche, Detroit Red Wings, Franchises, Hockey, New York Mets, New York Rangers, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, Pittsburgh Pirates, Vancouver Canucks

Men's Tennis Seeks Attention

CNBC''s "Business Center" last Friday profiled Lleyton Hewitt, the No. 1-ranked men''s tennis player, and CNBC''s Carl Quintanilla said Hewitt "is finding that tennis fans are rather choosy about thei

Tags: ATP, Events and Attractions, IMG, Interpublic Group of Cos., Nike, Octagon

Cowboys End Petree Talks

After "more than a year of serious negotiations" between Cowboys officials and Winston Cup team Owner Andy Petree, the Cowboys "decided not buy ownership interest in Petree''s team" for ''03, accordin

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Football, Motorsports, NASCAR, NFL

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug