Featured Story

Orlando City SC's Stadium Will Be Privately Funded In Full

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 29 / 15

Orlando City SC announced Friday that it will be privately funding the entirety of its new downtown Orlando stadium, as well as increasing the expected capacity. This comes after stadium construction was set back following a delay in $30M of funding from the Florida Legislature that would have helpe...

Read More

More Stories

05/29/15
Quick Hits....

"If two other countries had emerged from the envelope, I think we would not have these problems today" – FIFA President Sepp Blatter, saying the corruption scandal stems from the decision to award World Cups to Russia and Qatar ( AP, 5/29 ). “I can’t imagine that we could ...

05/29/15
Speed Reads....

A crowd of 34,084 attended last night’s Red Sox-Rangers game at Globe Life Park, LF  Josh Hamilton ’s first game back with the Rangers since ’12. Hamilton shirts and jerseys did not arrive in time for last night’s game, but the team store “expected to be stocked fo ...

05/29/15
U.S. Will Vote Against Blatter

FIFA is holding its presidential election today, and U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati will instruct the U.S. delegate to "vote against the longtime incumbent, Sepp Blatter , and vote instead for the only other candidate, Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan." Gulati yesterday said t ...

05/29/15
Coke 600 Down From Previous Years

Fox finished with 6.41 million viewers for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday night, down 8% from the race last year and down 10% from 7.13 million viewers in ’13. Despite the drop, the race again finished ahead of the Indianapolis 500 earlier in the day . Meanwhile, NBC fin ...

Tags: Media

05/29/15
Keselowski: Speaking Out Has Cost Me Deals

NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski said his penchant for speaking out on various issues on social media has likely cost him some endorsement opportunities throughout his career. Appearing on ESPN's "PTI" on Thursday, Keselowski said any athlete “that speaks out and says stuff on social media i ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, NASCAR

05/29/15
Marketplace Roundup

The WALL STREET JOURNAL's Sara Germano writes many in the sports apparel industry "have been anxiously watching" Warriors G Stephen Curry "to see if his popularity and success can translate into bigger sales of his namesake Under Armour shoes." Curry is UA's "chief basketball endorser," and the comp ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship

05/28/15
Comcast To Provide Ethernet At Tracks

Comcast Business this afternoon is announcing that it will provide one-gigabit Ethernet connections at five NASCAR-hosting tracks in a bid to enhance communications between sanctioning-body officials, teams and broadcast partners during races. The services will be provided at ISC’s Martinsvill ...

05/28/15
Blatter Apologetic On FIFA Scandal

FIFA President Sepp Blatter today issued his first public comments on the organization's growing corruption scandal, saying, "I know many people hold me ultimately responsible." He added, "I'm sure more bad news will follow." Blatter said the indictments "bring shame and humiliation" on the sport ...

05/28/15
Panel: Ads Evolve With Technology

Digital advertising is evolving along with technology, which has implications for companies trying to reach consumers, for figuring out what constitutes premium content, and for how brands determine success, said panelists on Day 2 of the '15 Intersport Brand Engagement Summit . A panel titled &ldq ...

05/28/15
Twitter Me This....

. @SykesCharlie says the Bucks arena deal outlined by Journal Sentinel in today's paper is "exponentially worse" than expected. — Jason Stein (@jasonmdstein) May 28, 2015 FYI: the Bulls announcement comes eight days before JVG can offer his thoughts during Finals telecast. Coinci ...

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug