Featured Story

Texas Seeking Basketball Coach To Spark Interest In Program

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 29 / 15

Univ. of Texas men's AD Steve Patterson  is tasked with making another key hire in the wake of the school's announcement that men's basketball coach Rick Barnes  "will not return after 17 seasons." Barnes, who made $2.55M this past season, "has a buyout" of $1.75M that "would have d...

Read More

More Stories

05/27/99
ONLINE DRIVE: TODAY, THE DEVIL RAYS AT WWW.DEVILRAY.COM

The Devil Rays'' Web site, located at www.devilray.com, is powered by NY-based American City Studios/Cybernet, which is in the first year of a three-year deal to operate the site. Devil Rays Dir of Me

Tags: Southwest Airlines, Media, Tampa Bay Rays

05/27/99
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

PIERRE BOIVIN has resigned as President & CEO of Bauer Nike Hockey to pursue new opportunities. He will continue in his role while assisting Bauer Nike Hockey in the search for a replacement (Bauer Ni

Tags: Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, News Corp./Fox, Nike, SLOC, People and Pop Culture

05/27/99
IS THERE A SLEW OF DEALS AFFIRMED FOR CHARISMATIC, ANTLEY?

Bob and Beverly Lewis, owners of Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner Charismatic, have granted the thoroughbred''s licensing and merchandising rights to NTRA Properties. A portion of the royalt

Tags: ABC, ESPN, NTRA, Visa, Walt Disney

05/27/99
JAPANESE CO. TO ARNIE, CLINT & PETER: GO AHEAD, MAKE MY DAY

The Pebble Beach Company, which is owned by Japan-based Lone Cypress Co., is "close to being sold" to a group that includes ARNOLD PALMER, CLINT EASTWOOD, PETER UEBERROTH and former United Airlines CE

Tags: People and Pop Culture

05/27/99
FACILITY NOTES

The Pirates will launch a program today called "Bucco Bricks," in which they will sell more than 1,400 engraved stones to be placed in the pavement at plazas in two or more locations outside PNC Park.

Tags: Facilities, NBA, New Orleans Pelicans, Pittsburgh Pirates

05/27/99
NFL'S ASSISTANCE PLAN HAS $200M IN STADIUM LOANS

The NFL "has a new game plan to keep its teams at home," according to CNBC''s Tyler Matheson last night on "Business Center." Matheson: "The league said today it will commit more than $200 million in

Tags: Cincinnati Bengals, Denver Broncos, Leagues and Governing Bodies, New England Patriots, NFL, Oakland Raiders, Philadelphia Eagles

05/27/99
MAVS TRY TO EASE TICKET INCREASE BY LOWERING SOME SEATS

The Mavericks will raise ticket prices next season for the first time in three years, but they are also lowering some as well, according to Marc Stein of the DALLAS MORNING NEWS. Mavs President Terdem

Tags: Dallas Mavericks, Franchises, Southwest Sports Group

05/26/99
CBS APPEALS TO AD BUYERS BY UNDERMINING "MNF" EFFECTIVENESS

CBS has "sent a sales piece to media buyers headlined ''The AFC destroys the myth of Monday night dominance,''" which tells advertisers that "lower ratings and higher unit costs have eroded" the value

Tags: ABC, CBS, Nielsen, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

05/26/99
LEAGUE NOTES

The AP reports that the NFL awarded the 2003 Super Bowl to San Diego this morning at the owners'' meetings in Atlanta (AP, 5/26)....In Ft. Worth, Mac Engel previews the WNBA season and writes, "It''s

Tags: CBS, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, NCAA, NFL, Viacom, WNBA

05/26/99
CAN VEGAS SPEEDWAY LAND TITLE DEALS AFTER BEING DESERT-ED?

The Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority''s (LVCVA) "decision to end" its $1.7M sponsorship of the Las Vegas Motor Speedway''s (LVMS) NASCAR Winston Cup and IRL events "should have little or no i

Tags: IndyCar, NASCAR, R J Reynolds, Wieden Kennedy

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug