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Staff writer Daniel Kaplan covers the NFL, finance and tennis.

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NFL Lines Up "Random Acts Of Kickoff" Events Ahead Of '17 Season

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 21 / 17

Each NFL team in the coming weeks as part of the push to the season opener will have fan experience initiatives ranging from surprise player and celebrity appearances, team rallies with free merchandise and game tickets, to events supporting non-profit organizations in the community. The league is d...

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07/31/17
SportsBusiness Journal: WTA Tour to launch online network

The WTA Tour this week is launching a standalone online over-the-top network, WTA TV, that will stream nearly 2,000 matches from 55 tournaments. Perform Media, which owns the digital and linear rights for the WTA, is managing the site. Until the end of 2016, WTA matches were streamed on tennistv. ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

07/31/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Packers shareholders' unique role

Editor’s note: This story is revised from the print edition. Some 7,000 shareholders packed Lambeau Field for the annual meeting. Photo by: DANIEL KAPLAN/STAFF The Green Bay Packers sh ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

07/31/17
SportsBusiness Journal: What’s it like run shareholder services?

Toula Akladios has an unusual job for a professional sports team: She runs shareholder services for the Green Bay Packers. Other teams are arguably public — the Braves have a tracking stock issued by media company Liberty, and MSG, which owns the Knicks, is public — but shareholder s ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

07/27/17
SportsBusiness Daily: WTA Set To Launch Its New OTT Product

The WTA Tour on Monday will launch a standalone over-the-top network, dubbed WTA TV, which will stream nearly 2,000 matches from 55 tournaments. U.K.-based Perform Media, which owns the digital and linear rights for the WTA, will manage the OTT service. WTA matches until the end of last year were st ...

Tags: Media, WTA

07/25/17
SportsBusiness Daily: ATP Launching Digital Radio Channel

The ATP today is announcing the launch of a free digital radio channel, ATP Tennis Radio, which will feature live coverage and commentary from the upcoming Rogers Cup in Montreal. It will also broadcast all the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournaments, the Next Gen ATP Finals and the Nitto ATP Finals ...

07/24/17
SportsBusiness Daily: Pro Bowl Could Stay In Orlando Permanently

The Pro Bowl could stay permanently in Orlando, Packers President & CEO Mark Murphy said at the team’s annual shareholder meeting today. Orlando hosted the Pro Bowl for the first time this January and will again host the game in ‘18 after years of being in Hawaii. The NFL’s f ...

07/24/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Foxtenn line tech gets tourney gigs

Electronic line-call review giant Hawk-Eye will get its first competitor in tennis later this year when Spanish upstart Foxtenn takes over instant replay at the Metz, France, ATP tournament in September. Foxtenn, based outside of Barcelona, also secured rights to manage electronic line call revie ...

Tags: Technology

07/24/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Experts want MLB to step in on Marlins

The Miami Marlins sale is chaotic and disorganized, and requires Major League Baseball to step in and fix it, sports finance experts said. “I have done a lot of deals in my life, and the commissioner needs to step in and say to [Marlins owner Jeffrey] Loria, ‘You ran your process, now ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

07/17/17
SportsBusiness Journal: TeamTennis to mike its players

EIN Mylan World TeamTennis will place microphones on players during its three-week season, which was set to begin Sunday night. The league becomes the first circuit in tennis to do so, following the l ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

07/17/17
SportsBusiness Journal: New fund highlights sports sponsors

The fund's holdings include sponsors and broadcasters of MLB, NBA, NFL and NHL . Photo by: GETTY IMAGES Companies that sponsor and broadcast sports leagues greatly outperformed the Standard & P ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship

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