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

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NFL Tells Teams They Can Sign One-Year Daily Fantasy Deals

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 25 / 15

The NFL told teams they could only sign daily fantasy deals for one year, conveying that message at the league's annual meeting in Arizona. Several teams have begun signing the deals, and the league wanted to formalize the space because it had no policy in the category. NFL VP/Communications Brian ...

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Adelphia Communications' blockbuster revelation that the Buffalo Sabres carry $150 million of debt, well more than the value of the team, is the latest example of an NHL team struggling under a crushing pile of borrowed money. The Ottawa Senators carry nearly $100 million of debt, a ...

Tags: Adelphia Communications Corp., Buffalo Sabres, Finance, Hockey, Lehman Brothers Inc., Montreal Canadiens, NHL, Ottawa Senators, Pittsburgh Penguins, St. Louis Blues, Tampa Bay Lightning

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SportsBusiness Journal: AmEx, IBM renew with U.S. Open

American Express and International Business Machines have renewed their sponsorships of the U.S. Open Tennis Championships, meaning tens of million of dollars will be added to the event's already lucrative coffers. Sponsorships of this kind generally range between $3 million and $4 million ...

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05/27/02
SportsBusiness Journal: J.P. Morgan steers from sports

J.P. Morgan Chase has gutted its sports finance practice and changed its focus, a development that could limit the ability of teams and leagues to borrow money. The bank, which has been recognized as one of the country's top sports lenders and advisers with clients like Washington Capitals ...

Tags: Chase Manhattan Corp., Fleet, Houston Texans, Lehman Brothers Inc., Minnesota Vikings, SG Cowen, Southwest Sports Group, Texas Rangers, This Week's Issue, Time Warner, Washington Capitals

05/27/02
SportsBusiness Journal: Nike continues youth movement

Nike has agreed to sign 19-year-old Robby Ginepri, the latest young American tennis player to secure an endorsement deal . Robby Ginepri is ranked No. 133 in the world. Nike recently signed 15-year- ...

Tags: Octagon Group, Tennis, This Week's Issue

05/27/02
SportsBusiness Journal: ATP chief in different court

M ark Miles , the ATP's chief executive, will be in a court of a different kind a week from Friday when the French Open men's semifinals are scheduled to occur. Instead of enjoying himself in Paris, Miles will be in Indianapolis at a settlement hearing with Rob MacGill and ...

Tags: Clear Channel Communications Inc., Dell, Head USA, ISL Marketing, NBC, Tennis, This Week's Issue

05/27/02
SportsBusiness Journal: Head's operating loss down

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Tags: Finance, Head USA

05/27/02
SportsBusiness Journal: Cablevision won't sell new stock

Cablevision Systems Corp., owner of Madison Square Garden and the New York Knicks and Rangers, said on May 17 that it will not sell new stock to cover a possible funding gap next year. The company's stock hit four-year lows recently as investors worried that the company would issue equity ...

Tags: Adelphia Communications Corp., Cablevision Systems Corp., Finance, MSG Network, New York Knicks, New York Rangers

05/27/02
SportsBusiness Journal: Sanex WTA Tour lands sponsor

Seems like luxury sports cars are the order of the day for women's tennis. First, the world's No. 1 player, Jennifer Capriati, was given a Ferrari by booster Fila back in March. And now, three lucky executives at the Sanex WTA Tour will each have free use of a Porsche this year as part of th ...

Tags: Sanex, Tennis, This Week's Issue

05/20/02
SportsBusiness Journal: CART shifts to new strategy

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Tags: CBS Broadcasting Inc., Championship Auto Racing Teams Inc., Chicagoland Speedway, FedEx Corp., Fox, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corp., IndyCar, Motorsports, NASCAR, Special Report, Speed Channel

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Tags: Fila, Tennis, This Week's Issue

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