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Daniel Kaplan

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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Count the Jacksonville Jaguars out of the Los Angeles sweepstakes. The Jaguars’ owner, Wayne Weaver, reached a late-night lease deal with the city last Wednesday after months of acrimony led to talk that the team could decamp for Los Angeles. The NFL has been trying to place a club in ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Senior men’s tennis circuit to start in 2006

Tennis hall-of-famer Jim Courier’s event company will launch a four-stop senior men’s tennis U.S. swing in 2006, five years after the last circuit failed. While healthy in Europe, senior men’s tennis had a difficult time in the United States. Founded in 1993 by IMG and Jimmy Connors, the U.S. to ...

10/31/05
SportsBusiness Journal: NFL offers Super Bowl travel packages

The NFL is selling 2,000 corporate trips to the Super Bowl this year, marking the first time one of the major professional leagues has created a significant hospitality initiative around its championship. The NFL envisions expanding the program, dubbed “NFL on Location,” to encompass other event ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship

10/31/05
SportsBusiness Journal: Pro football loses a Giant leader

Wellington Mara watches the Giants practice at their minicamp in June. He died last Tuesday. The NFL lost its last remaining link to its founding days with the passing of New York Giants patriarch Wellington Mara, 89, last week. The cause ...

10/24/05
SportsBusiness Journal: Nets pay price to cover operating losses

The New Jersey Nets borrowed $60 million last month from a hedge fund at very rich terms to cover operating losses, financial sources said. The move came after team owner Bruce Ratner approached limited partners to cover the shortfall, but the team opted for the pricey borrowing instead, th ...

10/17/05
SportsBusiness Journal: Reebok near a deal with U.S. teen

Reebok is close to signing an endorsement contract with 19-year-old Scoville Jenkins, who would become the first American male tennis player to sign with the sneaker company since it gambled successfully on a young Andy Roddick in 1999. Scoville Jenk ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship

10/17/05
SportsBusiness Journal: For Agassi, helping kids win in life is bigger than the game

In west Las Vegas, an economically depressed enclave eight miles off the bacchanalian strip of casinos and night clubs, a dusty lot, separated by a brick wall from a 24-hour food store, sits waiting. In less than 10 months, a most unusual and inspirational bridge, three stories above the su ...

10/10/05
SportsBusiness Journal: NFL no closer to solving its double trouble

The NFL is still bedeviled by wide differences over how to solve revenue disparity among its teams, as well as being far apart from its players in reaching a new labor pact, Commissioner Paul Tagliabue told owners in Detroit last week, owners and team executives said. With months of frui ...

Tags: Football, Labor and Agents

09/26/05
SportsBusiness Journal: Saints work to keep their business ties intact

Arnie Fielkow, the New Orleans Saints’ executive vice president of business, has had a tough few weeks in the wake of the hurricane that devastated the Gulf Coast. Keeping his family safe, finding his staff, moving to San Antonio and trying to string together a business plan for an NF ...

Tags: Football, New Orleans Saints

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