Featured Story

SAP Co-Founder Dietmar Hopp To Become Majority Owner Of TSG Hoffenheim

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 12 / 19 / 14

SAP co-Founder Dietmar Hopp "is expected to become the majority owner of Bundesliga side TSG Hoffenheim" in '15, according to the SID. The German Football League (DFL) on Thursday confirmed that Hopp "will be allowed to take over the majority ownership on July 1." Hopp is therefore avoiding the so-c...

Read More

Tags: Franchises, Europe

More Stories

07/11/14
The Starting Five

The most-read stories today on SportsBusinessDaily.com 1) Former Nike President Denson Joins Teneo Consultancy; Firm Adds Top Basketball Clients 2) ESPN Ombudsman Examines Whitlock's Planned "Black Grantland" Website 3) Raiders Up Cheerleaders' Wages, Working Conditions Following Wage Thef ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

07/10/14
Executive Transactions

The NBA has hired marketer PAMELA EL as the league’s new CMO, the latest management move under NBA Commissioner ADAM SILVER . As CMO, El will oversee the league’s global marketing, branding and advertising operations. She begins her new job on Aug. 18 and will report to NBA Deput ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

07/10/14
Names In The News

Spanish MotoGP rider DANI PEDROSA "has extended his contract with the Repsol Honda factory team through '16." In addition, 31-year-old NINA PRINZ "will make her Moto2 debut this weekend." Prinz "will become the second German woman to compete for world championship points" after KATJA POENSGEN ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

07/10/14
Twitter Me This..

London Guardian's OWEN GIBSON : "This from our couldn't make it up dept: Confirmation that Gisele will carry W Cup onto the pitch in a specially designed Louis Vuitton case." Reuters' MIKE COLLETT : "Just arrived in Brasilia same story here ... Every newspaper sold out ... Bad news stil ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

07/10/14
The Starting Five

The most-read stories today on SportsBusinessDaily.com 1) NBA Brings Veteran Marketer Pamela El In As CMO, The Latest Move Under Adam Silver 2) Turner Sports Promotes Lenny Daniels To President, Will Oversee Day-To-Day Business 3) Raiders In Talks To Tear Down O.co Coliseum Despite A's 10 ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

07/09/14
Fans Say Their Goodbyes To Di Stefano

Real Madrid opened the presidential box at its Santiago Bernabéu stadium to fans wishing to "say their last goodbyes" to ALFREDO DI STEFANO at 10:30am Tuesday morning, according to MARCA. Di Stefano died at age 88 on Monday. The footballing world "took no time at all to offer their condole ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture, Europe

07/09/14
CFO Peter Klein Leaves WME-IMG

WME-IMG CFO PETER KLEIN has left the company just six months after he joined it. The former Microsoft CFO is leaving for personal reasons. He will serve in an advisory position and assist WME-IMG co-CEOs ARI EMANUEL and PATRICK WHITESELL in filling his vacated position. Klein last year advised ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture, North America

07/09/14
Executive Transactions

EPL side Aston Villa has announced that CEO PAUL FAULKNER "will step down." Prior to joining Villa, Faulkner "had worked closely" with Aston Villa Chair RANDY LERNER "in a variety of capacities within his organisation." Faulkner "has parted on good terms." He "has offered his support to the Vill ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

07/09/14
Names In The News

Euroleague Basketball announced that EA7 Emporio Armani Milan President LIVIO PROLI is its CEO of the year for the '13-14 season. The award was voted on by his peers. EA7 Milan was awarded a Euroleague A-license and twice represented Euroleague Basketball by hosting exhibitions in the NBA Global G ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

07/09/14
Twitter Me This...

Footballer RIO FERDINAND : "No more please..I can't take this no more...it's hurting..feel for the Brazilian fans here....wow. Will these players ever recover from this" Bloomberg's TARIQ PANJA : "United's new shirt contract will bring in more money than 17 of 20 Premier League clubs make i ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug