About The Author

Daniel Kaplan

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

Featured Story

WTA Set For Launch Of New OTT Product After Seven Months Without Streaming Service

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 27 / 17

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...

Read More

Tags: Media, WTA

More Stories by this Author

03/21/05
SportsBusiness Journal: Deal provides exposure for WTA

The Sony Ericsson WTA Tour has signed a seven-figure promotional sponsorship with retailer Bed Bath & Beyond, one of that company’s first sports endeavors. The deal is expected to be announced Wednesday in Miami. As part of the deal, Bed Bath & Beyond will sponsor this week’s Nasdaq-100 ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, WTA

03/21/05
SportsBusiness Journal: Labor talks top the agenda of NFL owners meeting

The contentious labor talks between the NFL and its players union reach the shores of Hawaii this week. The NFL’s 32 owners converge on Maui for their annual meeting, and one of the principal concerns will be the wide percentage gap between how much the players want of league r ...

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Football, Kansas City Chiefs, Labor and Agents, New York Giants, New York Jets, NFL

03/14/05
SportsBusiness Journal: Polo ponies up for U.S. Open deal

Polo Ralph Lauren is the new U.S. Open Tennis Championship apparel sponsor, the company’s first major foray into event sponsorship. The Open would not reveal terms of the four-year deal, but sources said the package would be for about $2 million annually, which would include sponsorship f ...

Tags: ATP, Marketing and Sponsorship, Polo Ralph Lauren, USTA

03/14/05
SportsBusiness Journal: In profile: Mark Miles

Mark Miles, a cast encasing his surgically repaired ankle, planned to hobble before ATP players last Thursday to advance his remaining agenda. SNAPSHOT: MARK MILES Title: CEO ...

Tags: ATP, IMG

03/07/05
SportsBusiness Journal: ATP targets China with Shanghai office

The ATP will open an office in Shanghai this year, becoming the second major global sports league to set up shop in the world’s most populous nation. The NBA has been in China since 1997, when Hong Kong, where the league opened an office in 1992, reverted to Chinese rule. ...

Tags: ATP, NBA

03/07/05
SportsBusiness Journal: Galatioto to open own firm

Sports investment banker Sal Galatioto has left Lehman Bros. to launch his own firm. His entire seven-person group left to join the new outfit, Galatioto Sports Partners. An adviser on deals such as the sale of the expansion Charlotte Bobcats and of the Phoenix Suns, Galatioto has carved ...

Tags: Charlotte Hornets, Phoenix Suns, Washington Redskins

02/28/05
SportsBusiness Journal: Verizon renews deal with Bills

The Buffalo Bills renewed their sponsorship with Verizon Wireless for another three years. The contract pays the team a low seven-figure amount annually. Verizon has been a sponsor since 2000, and not much will change structurally with the new deal, save for an agreement for the first time f ...

Tags: Buffalo Bills, Football, Marketing and Sponsorship, Verizon

02/28/05
SportsBusiness Journal: NFL flags team beer sponsors

Mobile, Ala., is 333 miles from Atlanta and 210 miles from touching the nearest part of the Georgia border. So when Atlanta Falcons sponsor Budweiser ran a team sweepstakes last year that reached into the Gulf of Mexico port city, NFL national sponsor Coors cried foul. It was not an isol ...

Tags: Atlanta Falcons, Carolina Panthers, Chicago Bears, Cincinnati Bengals, Denver Broncos, Football, Houston Texans, Marketing and Sponsorship, MillerCoors, Minnesota Vikings, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, LA Rams

02/28/05
SportsBusiness Journal: U.S. Open sponsor renews

Citizen Watch has been on the scene at the U.S. Open since 1993. Citizen Watch Company of America renewed its U.S. Open Tennis Championship sponsorship through 2010 for nearly $23 million, industry sources said. The renewal is scheduled ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, USTA

02/21/05
SportsBusiness Journal: Vikings sale not a done deal?

Reggie Fowler’s agreement last week to buy the Minnesota Vikings may hinge on a little-known Georgia financing outfit called UBG Financial paying him $300 million for a 25 percent stake in the aviation unit of his holding company, Spiral Inc., two well-placed sources said. ...

Tags: Atlanta Falcons, Baltimore Ravens, CFL, Cincinnati Bengals, Football, Minnesota Vikings, NFL

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug