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

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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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SportsBusiness Journal: A&P title out, Infinity in at Tennis Classic

Infinity Broadcasting, which owns WFAN-AM in New York, the largest sports-talk radio station in the country, reached an agreement in principle last week to market the A&P Tennis Classic, an annual tennis and entertainment festival in Mahwah, N.J. Supermarket chain A&P is dropping o ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Krajicek settles ad lawsuit

Octagon client Richard Krajicek, who won Wimbledon in 1996, last month settled a lawsuit he brought against IMG and tournament sponsor Rolex, which ran advertisements two years ago showing his name as he celebrated winning the grass-court event. IMG is ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Meetings, biz deals take Centre Court

W imbledon is more than just a picturesque English village known for classic grass-court matches and courtly manners. Behind the scenes of the fabled tennis tournament, which was set to conclude Sunday, is a feverish whir of business meetings and tr ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Fila's Borg replica a no-go at Wimbledon

Wimbledon has banned the "Borg shirt." In a little-noticed move late in the first week of the grasscourt competition, the tournament banned players from wearing Fila's replica of the shirt Bjorn Borg wore while winning five consecutive Wimbledon titles from 1976 to 1980. Fila has been aggr ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Fila drops Masters Series

Fila has terminated its $8.4 million sponsorship of the Masters Series with nearly 18 months left on the deal, striking a blow to the ATP's efforts to restructure that circuit. ISL Worldwide, currently embroiled in Swiss bankruptcy proceedings, had mar ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: NYC Marathon adds wheelchair sponsor

The New York City Marathon plans to announce Tuesday that financial data provider ILX Systems will become the first-ever sponsor of its wheelchair competition. The race also plans to announce this week that Gatorade has renewed for another two years as a sponsor, and that prize money will su ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship

SportsBusiness Journal: PSLs the old-fashioned way

Peruse London's Financial Times on the first Saturday of any month, fight through the financial charts and staid business prose, and you will find a business success story unlike any in sports: the Wimbledon debenture. When fans stream into the fabled green grounds today for the first day of ...

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Green Bay Packers, IMG, Pittsburgh Steelers, This Week's Issue

SportsBusiness Journal: Stake in D.C. teams sold for $81.2M

Jonathan Ledecky sold his stake in Lincoln Holdings for 40 percent more than the $58 million he paid two years ago, a source said. That would mean he received $81.2 million. Ledecky last week announced the sale of his stake to Ted Leonsis, who now owns 75 percent of Lincoln Holdings LLC, w ...

Tags: NBA, NHL, Other News, Washington Capitals, Washington Mystics, Washington Wizards

SportsBusiness Journal: Legg says team values soaring

The value of sports teams continues to increase at a rapid clip despite the struggling economy and stock market, a draft of a report scheduled to be released from Legg Mason next week concludes. That conclusion runs counter to the conventional wisdom in sports that a weak stock market woul ...

Tags: AFL, Baltimore Ravens, Baseline Sports Management, Finance, Kansas City Royals, NBA, Toronto Blue Jays, Washington Capitals

SportsBusiness Journal: Is there a heartbeat left in sports stocks?

Editor's Note As part of our special report on sports finance, Street & Smith's SportsBusiness Journal takes an in-depth look at eight public sports companies, starting on page 26. Included are revenues, staffing levels, directors, shareholders ...

Tags: Ackerley Group, AFL, Boca Resorts Inc., Boston Celtics, Carolina Panthers, Championship Auto Racing Teams Inc., Dale Earnhardt Inc., Florida Panthers, GE, IndyCar, Manchester United, NASCAR, Nashville Predators, NBC, Special Report, Speedway Motorsports Inc., Time Warner, XFL, YankeeNets

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