Featured Story

ESPN.com Launching Site Redesign With Mobile-First Approach

Published 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...

Read More

More Stories

08/14/97
DIRECTV SEEKS INDUSTRY PRO TO NEGOTIATE PROGRAMMING

DIRECTV is seeking an industry pro to negotiate television programming contracts with professional sports and TV entities. You must have a proven track record in the sports television industry with 3-

Tags: Classified Advertisements, DirecTV

08/14/97
ECKERD DRUG JOINS DEVIL RAYS' SPONSORSHIP TEAM

The Devil Rays "have added Eckerd Drug to their lineup of major corporate sponsors," agreeing to a five-year deal with the FL-based company, according to Marc Topkin of the ST. PETERSBURG TIMES. Ecker

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Franchises, PepsiCo, Southwest Airlines, Tampa Bay Rays

08/14/97
SWIMMING WITH SHARKS: A'S BEING COURTED BY SAN JOSE?

The San Jose Sports Authority "has approached" the A''s "about the possibility of building the team a new stadium in the South Bay," according to Steve Kettman of the S.F. CHRONICLE. The team''s lease

Tags: Franchises, Oakland Athletics

08/14/97
HICKS SAYS HIS LIN TV DEAL NOT RELATED TO STARS OWNERSHIP

Stars Owner Tom Hicks said yesterday that his $1.7B purchase of LIN TV Corp. "does not portend any future relationship" with the NHL team, according to Mike Heika of the FT. WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM. Hicks

Tags: Dallas Stars, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Southwest Sports Group, Media, Texas Rangers

08/13/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Fauquier County, VA, Circuit Judge SHORE ROBERTSON yesterday denied requests from the Courtroom TV and DC''s WUSA-TV to be present when MARLENE RAMALLO COOKE makes her claim for one-third of the estat

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Marriott, MLB, People and Pop Culture, Washington Redskins, WUSA

08/13/97
FRANCHISE NOTES

The Buccaneers sold out their December 7 game vs. the Packers, marking the earliest sellout in their 22-year history (TAMPA TRIBUNE, 8/13)....AAA Ottawa Lynx Owner Howard Darwin said Tuesday he will s

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Franchises, Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Lynx, Minnesota Timberwolves, MLB, New England Patriots, New York Jets, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Walt Disney

08/13/97
TIMES-UNION PUTS DISCLAIMER ON WEB PAGE TO SETTLE DISPUTE

The NFL, Jaguars and the Florida Times-Union announced Tuesday "they had settled their dispute" over the publication''s Web site, according to an AP report in the DETROIT NEWS. On Monday, a disclaimer

Tags: Jacksonville Jaguars, NFL, Media

08/13/97
SPANO SPENT ANOTHER $100,000 RIGHT BEFORE THE STORM

Former Islanders Owner John Spano, charged last month with fraudulently spending $220,000 of the Islanders'' money during his three-month tenure as owner, spent an additional $100,000 of the team''s m

Tags: Franchises, New York Islanders

08/13/97
MEDIA NOTES

ABC, "in an effort to cut costs," has dismissed "about" 100 staffers. The cuts will be spread across all departments (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 8/13)....SportsChannel Chicago "is eliminating" ten production st

Tags: ABC, Comcast-Spectacor, New York Mets, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers, Media, TBS/TNT, Walt Disney

08/13/97
YOUNG CROP OF FEMALE TENNIS PLAYERS GAINING STYLE POINTS

Tennis players MARTINA HINGIS, CHANDA RUBIN, MARY PIERCE and AMANDA COETZER were featured on "Access Hollywood," as Larry Mendte reported that a "younger group" of female players "has fans flocking to

Tags: Anheuser Busch, People and Pop Culture

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug