About The Author

Bill King

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

Featured Story

Rosner joins Columbia as director of sports management master’s program

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 01 / 08 / 18

Columbia University has tapped longtime Wharton School professor Scott Rosner to head its well-regarded sports management master’s degree program, which also will add two other full-time faculty members to the stacked lineup of adjuncts for which it is known. Rosner joined the program last ...

Read More

Tags: Colleges

More Stories by this Author

SportsBusiness Journal: Suits join uniforms at top of pay scale

R alph Roberts, chairman of Comcast Corp., the giant cable operator that owns the Philadelphia 76ers and Flyers, matches up nicely with the Sixers' fancifully tattooed drawing card, Allen Iverson. Granted, Roberts doesn't have much of a spin move. And at ...

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Comcast, Dallas Stars, K-Swiss, Kansas City Chiefs, New York Giants, New York Rangers, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Flyers, Reebok, San Francisco Giants, Tennessee Titans, Texas Rangers

SportsBusiness Journal: Unearthing the AD of the future

B ecause he came from the hierarchy of Oscar Mayer, a $2 billion Kraft Foods Inc. brand, Pat Richter assumed that the budgetary aspects of his new job would be a layup. As the newly coronated athletic director at his alma mater, the University of Wiscon ...

Tags: Colleges, Kraft Foods, NCAA

SportsBusiness Journal: They need speed, he provides

You know you've found a niche in the cable television landscape when the letters and the e-mails begin rolling in, a steady flow of grateful praise and impassioned pleas creeping into your correspondence. Roger Werner remembers that it began that way at ESPN, with love notes from devotee ...

Tags: Comcast, ESPN, Formula One, Fox, Brooklyn Nets

SportsBusiness Journal: As critics multiply, Stern says fans still love this game

T he world is saying that the NBA has problems. Big problems. Aches from regular-season television ratings that sagged last year and slipped even farther this year; from seats left vacant by corporate bigwigs who use $100 tickets to light their cigars; from a dearth of star power that mak ...

Tags: ABC, Boston Celtics, Chicago Bulls, Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars, FC Dallas, Fox, Houston Rockets, Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Lakers, MLB, NBA, NBC, NCAA, New York Knicks, NFL, Orlando Magic, Phoenix Suns, Portland Trail Blazers, Vulcan Ventures

SportsBusiness Journal: US Air takeover not on sports radar screen

United Airlines' proposed takeover of US Airways might shake the flight industry, but it will barely register as a blip on the radar screen of sports. Though it carries a high profile in a handful of pro sports markets, US Airways has put its name on only one facility, US Airways Arena in La ...

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Carolina Panthers, Colorado Avalanche, Florida Panthers, LPGA, New England Patriots, Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia Phillies, United Airlines, US Airways, Washington Capitals, Washington Redskins, Washington Wizards

SportsBusiness Journal: Just one master for Boras: the clients

SNAPSHOT: SCOTT BORAS Title: Founder Company: Scott Boras Corp. Based: Irvine, Calif. Client base: 60 clients on MLB 40-man rosters Contract values: More than $142 million* Top clients: A ...

Tags: Arizona Cardinals, Dallas Stars, IMG, MLB, Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals

SportsBusiness Journal: Playing on the edge

I t always has been about the upside. When Memphis sports agent Jimmy Sexton recruited and then represented Cecil Collins, the exiled LSU running back, in last year's NFL draft, he knew he was piling his chips perilously high atop a shaky table. ...

Tags: Carolina Panthers, Cincinnati Bengals, Denver Broncos, ESPN, Florida Panthers, Kansas City Chiefs, Miami Dolphins, NBA, New England Patriots, NFL

SportsBusiness Journal: Logo plays NFL numbers game

NFL scouts aren't the only ones researching top players before the draft. Logo Athletic Inc., which manufactures licensed NFL jerseys, spent the days leading up to this year's draft prepping to get its new line of product into retailers' hands as quickly as possible. That means marrying name ...

Tags: Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns, NFL, Oakland Raiders, Reebok, Washington Redskins

SportsBusiness Journal: Big game equals a big house in OurHouse.com promotion

OurHouse.com, a home improvement Web site, has signed seasonlong radio sponsorship deals with seven Major League Baseball teams to promote its "Perfect Game, Perfect House, Million Dollar Giveaway." The Evanston, Ill., company, which is in the middle of a long-term deal as title sponsor of ...

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, New York Giants, New York Mets, New York Rangers, New York Yankees, San Francisco Giants, Seattle Mariners, Texas Rangers

SportsBusiness Journal: Action sputters for quarter

Action Performance Cos., the world's leading producer of licensed motorsports merchandise, last week announced disappointing earnings for the second quarter in a row, even though it said sales within its core business are up. Action announced a quarterly loss of $4.1 million, or 25 cents a s ...

Tags: Dale Earnhardt Inc., NASCAR

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug