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Bill King

Senior writer Bill King writes special projects and covers combat sports and educational programs.

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UFC president: ‘I’m not done’

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 07 / 18 / 16

After nearly a week of working through the night on what has been billed as the largest sports sale ever, WME-IMG co-CEO Ari Emanuel told one of his new business partners that he intended to be in Las Vegas to watch UFC 200 and then head off to Europe on vacation. ...

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

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10/26/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Top Rank will pursue lawsuit

Boxing promoter Top Rank will move forward with its antitrust suit against Premier Boxing Champions founder Al Haymon, even after a federal judge in Los Angeles dismissed its initial complaint for failing to show how it was injured and tossed out all claims against the $40 billion mutual fund backin ...

Tags: Law and Politics

10/19/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Ross’ RISE initiative gathers steam

Not long after Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross decided to use the racially charged Richie Incognito incident as a teaching platform rather than to run from it, he dove headlong into his contact list, looking for those who could help him turn an idea into a movement. He made the obvious call to ...

Tags: Sports in Society

10/16/15
SportsBusiness Daily: Ross' Nonprofit Launching PSAs

Dolphins Owner Stephen Ross ' nonprofit Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality today is launching a nationwide campaign that will show off an unprecedented alliance of most of the larger sports properties, including the NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB, MLS and NCAA, and supported by all the major sports network ...

10/12/15
SportsBusiness Journal: The data explosion in sports

When Valerie Camillo came out of the University of Virginia with an undergraduate business degree, she investigated careers in sports. She found that most of the opportunities were in sales, an avenue she didn’t want to pursue. So Camillo went the traditional business route, landing in fina ...

Tags: In-Depth

09/28/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Jones: The family dynamic

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Tags: Franchises

09/28/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Family ties: Stephen Jones

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Tags: Franchises

09/28/15
SportsBusiness Journal: As mediator, Jones tested by the Tuna

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Tags: Franchises

09/14/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Game Changers: Liz DiLullo Brown

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09/14/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Game Changers: Jaime Faulkner

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09/07/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Plugged In: Ginny Gilder

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Tags: People and Pop Culture

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