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Barclays Center rep: Seeking ‘strategic partner’

Published in On The Ground on 10 / 20 / 14

SportsBusiness Journal reported this morning that Barclays Center is for sale . This afternoon, arena representatives provided the following statement, attributable to spokesman Barry Baum. “Our goal is to identify a strategic partner as we continue to capitalize on the great performance o...

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The ATP wants to require its players, beginning in January, to wear the group's logo on their tennis shirts during competition, an idea that is sparking strong opposition from apparel and management companies. The ATP's seven-person board plans to vote on the proposal this week in Sydney, ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Ex-NFL exec bound for USTA

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SportsBusiness Journal: Wilson profit off 36%

Wilson Sporting Goods suffered a 36 percent decline in third-quarter operating profit in part because of a significant decline in golf equipment sales, according to the earnings report of Wilson's Finnish parent company, Amer Holdings. Wilson's third-quarter operating profit fell to $6.3 mil ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Shareholder criticizes CART

Add another significant Championship Auto Racing Teams shareholder to the list of those calling for management's scalps. Jonathan Vannini, who last month spent $5.7 million to buy 439,700 shares to raise his stake to 7.8 percent, or 1,189,700 shares, called for a new chief executive with e ...

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11/05/01
SportsBusiness Journal: Michael Jackson

F or a man whose career is producing sports shows and telecasts, Michael Jackson is curiously camera-shy. Though he has helped build Turner Sports, and now the YES Network, which will broadcast New York Yankees games, he is as reserved and reti ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Shared revenue could be key

If Major League Baseball ever resolves the legal and political issues surrounding contraction and axes one or more teams, a new problem arises: How the league can finance buying back the franchises from their current owners. Banking experts agree that the league would almost surely rely on ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: $210M for Southwest Sports

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SportsBusiness Journal: Greg Clark

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SportsBusiness Journal: Evans inks Nike deal

Sneaker and apparel giant Nike plans to sign 15-year-old tennis player Brendan Evans, who until last week had not even played in a professional tournament, to a four- to five-year contract, said several tennis sources. Evans will receive up to $250,000 annually plus performance bonuses. That ...

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