Featured Story

NBA Sends Draft Lottery Issue To Committee For More Study

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 22 / 14

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver  today said that owners have sent back the issue of draft lottery reform to the league's competition committee for additional study with a need to find the right balance between creating appropriate incentives and allowing a draft to work as it should. He also addr...

Read More

More Stories

06/17/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

In Pittsburgh, columnist Ron Cook wrote that Mario Lemieux''s seven-year, $42M contract "could be remembered as the fatal blow" to the team, a move "that started a series of events that has put the Pe

Tags: Franchises, Orlando Magic, Pittsburgh Penguins, RDV Sports, Southwest Sports Group, Texas Rangers

06/17/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The Broncos visited PRESIDENT CLINTON yesterday at the White House (DENVER POST, 6/17)....In N.Y., William Rhoden suggests that Orioles 3B CAL RIPKEN JR. should end his consecutive games played streak

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Denver Broncos, NASCAR, People and Pop Culture

06/17/98
WORLD CUP NOTES

FRANCE WARNS AGAINST MORE TROUBLE: In N.Y., Christopher Clarey reports that after two days of unrest in Marseilles, "relative calm returned to France''s second-largest city. The question now is whethe

Tags: Events and Attractions, SportsLine.com

06/17/98
CARDINALS PLEDGE $50M FOR STADIUM, BUT IT MAY NOT BE ENOUGH

The NFL Cardinals "plan to kick in at least" $50M toward building the proposed $1B East Valley convention and sports complex that would serve as their new home, according to Petrie & Gonderinger of th

Tags: Arizona Cardinals, Facilities

06/17/98
FLORIDA CITIES TEAMING UP FOR BID ON 2012 SUMMER GAMES

Orlando will announce today that it is joining with Tampa Bay and St. Petersburg in a bid for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, according to Spear & Lancaster of the ORLANDO SENTINEL. A plan "now under d

Tags: Olympics

06/17/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

LARRY MILLER was named President of Nike''s Jordan Brand. Miller is currently Nike''s VP/US Apparel (Nike). ...Churchill Downs named JOHN WILLIE as its Senior VP/Marketing, effective June 29. He is cu

Tags: Callaway Golf, Chicago Bears, Churchill Downs Inc., Nike, OPUS, People and Pop Culture, USOC, Xerox

06/17/98
NIKE'S STEALTH MARKETING IN PARIS NOT GOING UNNOTICED

Nike is not an official sponsor of the World Cup but "it has become a billion-dollar gate-crasher," using its "inimitable formula of team sponsorships, player endorsements and sports parks to plant it

Tags: Events and Attractions, Nike

06/17/98
CASEY'S CART-WARMING STORY GRABBING PRE-OPEN HEADLINES

Casey Martin and his use of a golf cart are dominating the pre-tournament headlines at the U.S. Open, which begins tomorrow at S.F.''s Olympic Club. The USGA decided to allow Martin "to use a regular

Tags: Events and Attractions, USGA

06/17/98
SPECULATION DIFFERS AS TO USGA'S CLUB ANNOUNCEMENT TODAY

Moving to "end some of the controversy," the USGA is "expected today to set new guidelines curtailing certain fast-growing golf technology," at a press conference at the Olympic Club in San Francisco,

Tags: Acushnet, NBC, USGA

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug