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NFL Retirees Take Down Website On Concussion SettlementPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 30 / 14
A group of retired players and their counsel objecting to the preliminary NFL concussion settlement have voluntarily taken down their website, www.nflconcussionsettlementfacts.com . Last week, counsel for the class seeking approval of the settlement asked the federal court to shut down the sit...
The snowboard manufacturing industry "is going through a shrinkage," as the number of snowboard brands has declined from 239 in ''96 to 175 today despite an increase in participants and interest, acco
Fox Sports promoted LOU D''ERMILLO from Manager of Media Relations to VP/Public Relations (USA TODAY, 12/5)....JIM MARTIN was named Exec Dir of The Baseball Assistance Team (B.A.T.), succeeding FRANK
NHL: With NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman saying that he hopes a bid for the Oilers comes "by Friday," Owner Peter Pocklington is "skeptical" that a local group will produce an offer. Pocklington: "I''m
The relationship between sports and TV was examined in an extensive front-page story by Seplow & Storm in today''s PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER. Seplow & Storm: "Sports, perhaps more than any other aspect of
The day after the MCI Center officially opened, officials met "to see what needed adjusting," according to Montgomery & Heath of the WASHINGTON POST. Traffic inside the building was at the "top of the
ESPN has entered into a TV production agreement with Lorne Michaels'' Broadway Video, which produces "Saturday Night Live," for the sixth annual ESPY Awards, which will be held Monday, February 9 at R
ABL Reign rookie Kate Starbird is writing occasional diary entries for ESPN SportsZone. Her first piece is currently on the service (THE DAILY)....TWI''s "College Football Preview Show" will air its 1
The Warriors "terminated" the contract of Latrell Sprewell last night, "in essence, firing him" two days after he attacked Coach P.J. Carlesimo in practice, according to David Steele of the S.F. CHRON
Cablevision Systems acquired Radio City Productions, which operates Radio City Music Hall (RCMH), from the Rockefeller Group in a deal valued at $400M. Cablevision plans to spend another $25M renovati
The city of Dallas has agreed to "kick in an extra" $20M for "road and sewer projects" around the proposed new arena for the Mavericks and Stars, prompting complaints that "subsidies are mushrooming,"