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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 02 / 16

Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment has partnered with Hospital for Special Surgery and LeFrak Center at Lakeside to launch Sticks & Skates, a community program designed to provide free public ice skating and hockey programming ( BS&E ). ...

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Rockets Hire NBA's First E-Sports Exec

The Rockets have hired Sebastian Park as their Dir of E-Sports Development to "guide the franchise into the rapidly growing world of competitive video gaming." Park, who started today, will assess how the Rockets and Owner Les Alexander can join the $500M industry, "both as an investment and to ...

12/01/16
Quick Lane Extends Bowl Sponsorship

Michigan-based Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center "will extend its title sponsorship of the annual college football bowl game at Ford Field for three more seasons" through '19. Financial terms were not disclosed. The Quick Lane Bowl's "primary tie-ins (under six-year contracts)" are with the Big ...

12/01/16
Trump, Bach Discuss L.A. Olympic Bid

President-elect Donald Trump and IOC President Thomas Bach  yesterday "spoke about the Olympics and Los Angeles’ bid" for the '24 Games. L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti  "arranged the call" ( NBCSPORTS.com, 12/1 ). LA 2024 on its Twitter feed wrote Trump called Bach to "express h ...

12/01/16
Quick Hits....

"As much as he wants to be out there coaching tonight, it’s in his best interest to make sure that we get this taken care of" – Vikings GM Rick Spielman , in a conference call to announce  Mike Zimmer will not coach tonight's home game against the Cowboys after undergoing eme ...

12/01/16
CBS Has Deal To Stream NFL Games

CBS said that it has reached an agreement that "allows it to stream its coverage of NFL games" on its CBS All Access OTT subscription service. The multiyear deal, which begins Sunday, "includes regular season, pre-season and playoff games." Terms were not disclosed. Since All Access was launched, CB ...

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Speed Reads....

The Univ. of Oregon agreed to an exclusive contract making Ticketmaster its official ticket partner ( Ticketmaster ). The UFC today announced that it has "moved its planned Jan. 21 pay-per-view fight card" at Honda Center in Anaheim to Aug. 5 ( LATIMES.com, 12/1 ). Hockey Canada is expected ...

12/01/16
Orioles Freezing Season-Ticket Prices

A source said that the Orioles are "freezing season-ticket prices" for '17. The team "will send out invoices to season plan holders next week, roughly two months earlier" than in previous years. This comes after the Orioles raised prices by an average of 20% to about $30 per game ahead of the '16 se ...

12/01/16
Tweet Pic Of The Day....

At US Bank Stadium getting ready for the game. Stadium looks awesome. Fans are getting pumped early. pic.twitter.com/2EU1SwPqqL — Tony Dungy (@TonyDungy) December 1, 2016

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Warriors Sign Accenture As Sponsor

The Warriors have signed Accenture to a founding sponsorship deal at the planned Chase Center, becoming the team's official technology innovation partner. Financial terms of the multiyear deal were not disclosed. Accenture joins United Airlines as the second founding sponsor for the Warriors at the ...

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Daily Download....

Foot Locker and Jordan Brand today launched a new spot in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the movie, "Space Jam." It stars Bulls F Jimmy Butler and Clippers F Blake Griffin .

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