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

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NFL teams to present plans for L.A. stadiums

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 04 / 13 / 15

The three NFL teams proposing stadiums in Los Angeles are scheduled to present their plans next week to the six NFL owners in charge of the process, the latest and most significant step yet if the sport is to return to the California city after a more than two-decade absence. Owners of the Oaklan...

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

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SportsBusiness Journal: Tennis Firm Undergoes Changes

S ports Marketing Consultants , the Florida-based company hired by the Chinese government to market its tennis program and its stars, is restructuring and may face a challenge in holding the account. Howard Jaffe , chief executive of SMC, concedes that the Chinese Tennis Ass ...

Tags: ABC, CBS Broadcasting Inc., IMG, NBA, NBC, Reebok, SFX, Tennis, Wimbledon

SportsBusiness Journal: NBA, banks plot credit pool

The NBA has begun discussions with at least five banks aimed at creating a credit pool of up to a billion dollars. Like the credit facilities established by the NFL and Major League Baseball, NBA teams will be able to take advantage of the stellar credit rating of the league in sec ...

Tags: Baseball, Basketball, Fleet, Football, Lehman Brothers Inc., MLB, NBA, NFL, SG Cowen, This Week's Issue

SportsBusiness Journal: Wimbledon In The Black

To view larger graph click here. Spartan may be the attire of the Wimbledon competitor, but it is hardly an apt description of the tournament's war chest. While tennis players adorned in white ...

Tags: NBC, Tennis, Wimbledon

SportsBusiness Journal: Forsythe owns nearly 15% of CART

Team owner Gerald Forsythe now owns nearly 15 percent of Championship Auto Racing Teams, but he has been thwarted by the company in his efforts to buy more stock. CART has a corporate "poison pill," which prevents investors from buying more than 14.99 percent of the stock. Po ...

Tags: Championship Auto Racing Teams Inc., Finance, Honda Motor Co., IndyCar, Motorsports

SportsBusiness Journal: WTA season finale in prime time

Are you ready for some ... tennis! The Sanex WTA Tour's season-ending final will air live on ESPN on Nov. 11, competing directly against "Monday Night Football," which is broadcast on the sports station's sister network, ABC. The WTA and ESPN plan to announce the development today. ...

Tags: ESPN, NFL, Sanex, Tennis, This Week's Issue, WTA

SportsBusiness Journal: Women dominate Open ratings

Sisters beat Spaniards in the battle for French Open supremacy, and the Peacock finally got the message. The American TV rating on NBC for the all-Williams sisters French Open final between Venus and Serena trounced its men's counterpart , doubling the number in major markets, even though ...

Tags: ESPN, NBA, NBC, Tennis, This Week's Issue

SportsBusiness Journal: U.S. Open prizes at $16M

The U.S. Open Tennis Championships will award $16.1 million in prize money this year, a record for an annually scheduled sporting event and up 4.6 percent from a year ago. The men's and women's winners will walk away with $900,000 apiece, up $50,000 from 2001. The Open awards far ...

Tags: Tennis, This Week's Issue

SportsBusiness Journal: Team Tennis rolls out $1M in ads

Billie Jean King's World TeamTennis plans to launch a $1 million ad campaign this week, the league's first major effort to help its teams attract new fans. Through radio spots, newspaper, magazine and outdoor ads, WTT's nine teams will receive an infusion of publicity that could help sputter ...

Tags: Tennis, This Week's Issue

SportsBusiness Journal: CART stock devastated

Championship Auto Racing Teams' stock plunged 32 percent in May. That made a decline of 50 percent since the beginning of the year through the close of trading last Wednesday as the beleaguered company continued to face a mountain of troubles. One race car team dropped out of the series l ...

Tags: Championship Auto Racing Teams Inc., Finance, IndyCar, Motorsports

SportsBusiness Journal: Action considering stock split

Action Performance Cos., the maker of motorsports collectibles, said it was considering a stock split, evidence of the strong increase in the company's stock. Companies with rising stock prices frequently split their stock to make the shares appear more affordable to ...

Tags: Action Performance Cos., Finance, NASCAR

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