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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: Women's tennis vs. MNF

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

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Tags: Adidas, Fila, IMG, Octagon Group, Reebok, SFX, Tennis, This Week's Issue

SportsBusiness Journal: Sanex delays WTA decision

European body-care brand Sanex has postponed a decision on whether to exit its $34 million title sponsorship of the WTA Tour at the end of the year. The five-year deal gives Sanex, a Sara Lee unit, the option to skip the last two years, a move that is still widely expected. The deadlin ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Logo has WTA seeing red

The Sanex WTA Tour was considering late last week whether to fine top-ranked Jennifer Capriati for disregarding the tour's logo rules during her second-round victory in the Nasdaq-100 Open on March 23. ...

Tags: Ferrari, Fila, Sanex, Tennis, This Week's Issue, WTA

SportsBusiness Journal: Octagon steps in for Cincy tour

The largest men's-only tennis tournament in the United States hired Octagon to find it a title sponsor and to help chart the event's future. The title sponsorship is expected to cost about $3 million a year. The Cincinnati tourney is the third major event Octagon has added to its U ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: ATP won't trim purses before 2003

The ATP has ruled out any prize-money cuts for this year, though for 2003 the issue is still open, said Mark Miles, chief executive of the men's tennis group. Several tournaments late last year petitioned the ATP to cut the $56.2 million that is slated to be awarded this year, in l ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Labor saga devalues MLB teams

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SportsBusiness Journal: Hornets, Pens get Cowen loans

SG Cowen has agreed to lend $110 million to the Charlotte Hornets and Pittsburgh Penguins, a sign that even beleaguered big-league franchises can borrow tens of millions. Chief collateral for the $75 million loan to the Hornets and the $35 million to the Penguins is the ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Lacrosse: new and different

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SportsBusiness Journal: Nasdaq naming deal just in time

The deal that pushed Ericsson's name off the marquee of the nation's second-largest tennis tournament came together on a frenzied afternoon in late December, barely beating a looming deadline. "We were literally down to hours," said Earl "Butch" Buchholz, chairman of the newly named Nasda ...

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