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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 24 / 17

"Player's stock is rising!" means "Agent says stock is rising." "Player's stock is falling!" means "Rival agent says stock is falling." — Andrew Brandt (@AndrewBrandt) April 24, 2017 The LA Chargers' draft war room is in San Diego, the media room and draft party is in Anaheim and...

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FIRST CHICAGO, NOW THIS: Miramax Films co-Chair HARVEY WEINSTEIN "has acquired rights to" the broadway musical "DAMN YANKEES" and has "made a deal with `Chicago' executive producers CRAIG ZADAN and NE

Tags: ABC, Basketball, Cablevision, Comcast-Spectacor, Golf, Hockey, New York Rangers, New York Yankees, NHL, Philadelphia 76ers, Reebok, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

CART's Kangaroo TV Profiled

The Kangaroo, a TV with a four-inch liquid crystal display that CART Champ Car spectators can rent during race weekends, was profiled by the Portland OREGONIAN's Jerry Ulmer, who noted Kangaroo Founde

Tags: CBS, DirecTV, Golf, Motorsports, PGA Tour, Media, Viacom

Stephenson To Play Turtle Bay?

It is "all but finalized" that Women's Senior Golf Tour player Jan Stephenson will play in the Champions Tour's Turtle Bay Championship in October, and Stephenson "says it is a publicity stunt" for he

Tags: ABC, Golf, Leagues and Governing Bodies, LPGA, Nationwide Insurance, PGA Tour, USGA, Walt Disney

MetroStars' Stadium In Harrison

AEG will contribute $30M toward the estimated $80M cost of a new soccer stadium for the MetroStars in Harrison, NJ, according to Colin Stephenson of the Newark STAR-LEDGER, who notes that the financin

Tags: AEG, Facilities, MLS, Soccer

Reebok Goes Int'l With New Ad

Reebok "is in the midst of a significant advertising push that should return the company to a level of ad spending not seen since" '98, according to the SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL's Daniel Kaplan, who rep

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Basketball, Comcast-Spectacor, Football, Manchester United, NFL, Philadelphia 76ers, Reebok, Soccer

League Notes

AFL: In Tampa, Eddie Daniels reports the official attendance of 20,496 for yesterday's ArenaBowl XVII "was the second largest crowd in ArenaBowl history," trailing only ArenaBowl IX in '95, when 25,08

Tags: Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Football, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, Motorsports, NBC

USOC Internal Task Force Plans

One day after the independent commission asked by Congress to suggest reforms for the USOC issued its report, the USOC's internal reform task force on Friday issued its own plans, "outlining a 'comple

Tags: Olympics, USA Track and Field, USOC

Speed Channel Retools Lineup

Speed Channel "will shuffle its weeknight programming lineup" starting August 4, running blocks "that stretch across the entire week and eliminating the themed nights that make up the lineup now," acc

Tags: Motorsports, NASCAR, Media

Whitener To Head Host Comm.

Host Communications Founder & CEO JIM HOST effective July 1 is stepping down as CEO. President & COO GORDON WHITENER will assume the role for the Bull Run subsidiary. Whitener has also been named to B

Tags: People and Pop Culture

YankeeNets To Dissolve?

Tensions within YankeeNets "have gotten so bad that the parties want out — and are now trying to devise a way to break up," and the company's principals "are in talks to unwind their partnership,

Tags: Baseball, Basketball, Cablevision, Franchises, Hockey, New Jersey Devils, Brooklyn Nets, New York Yankees

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