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Daniel Kaplan

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

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Four years after high court ruling, judge allows American Needle’s case vs. NFL to proceed

04 / 21 / 14

It’s been nearly four years since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously against the NFL in its request to have an antitrust lawsuit from cap maker American Needle dismissed. The league lost its argument then that its collective commercial decisions should sidestep antitrust scrutiny. The...

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Tags: Law and Politics

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10/05/98
Roller hockey league to hike franchise fees

With no television deal and many of its teams losing money, 2-year-old Major League Roller Hockey wouldn't seem to be in a position to ask for big money from expansion team owners. But that's precisely what the 14-team league plans to do. Starting next year, the cost of an expansion franchis ...

Tags: Rivals, Roller Hockey International, Walt Disney Co.

10/05/98
Sport's woes hit Adams Golf Co.

As professional sports teams search for ways to increase ticket revenue, more clubs will start charging higher prices for big games. This approach won't supplant across-the-board price hikes as the preferred way to boost revenue, but it can add several million dollars to the bottom line. It can ...

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Chicago Cubs, Dallas Cowboys, Denver Nuggets, Detroit Red Wings, Fox, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Kings, New York Yankees, News Corp, Sacramento Kings, Team Marketing Report Inc., Utah Jazz, Washington Redskins, YankeeNets

10/05/98
Panthers execs get options

Florida Panthers Holdings Inc. granted its top five executives 545,000 stock options in the fiscal year that ended June 30, according to a proxy filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission last week. For the executives to use the options, however, the company's stock price must reach $17.2 ...

Tags: Carolina Panthers, Florida Panthers, NHL, SportsChannel Florida

10/05/98
Sport's woes hit Adams Golf Co.

As professional sports teams search for ways to increase ticket revenue, more clubs will start charging higher prices for big games. This approach won't supplant across-the-board price hikes as the preferred way to boost revenue, but it can add several million dollars to the bottom line. It can ...

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Chicago Cubs, Dallas Cowboys, Denver Nuggets, Detroit Red Wings, Fox, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Kings, New York Yankees, News Corp, Sacramento Kings, Team Marketing Report Inc., Utah Jazz, Washington Redskins, YankeeNets

10/05/98
Roller hockey league to hike franchise fees

With no television deal and many of its teams losing money, 2-year-old Major League Roller Hockey wouldn't seem to be in a position to ask for big money from expansion team owners. But that's precisely what the 14-team league plans to do. Starting next year, the cost of an expansion franchis ...

Tags: Rivals, Roller Hockey International, Walt Disney Co.

10/05/98
Panthers execs get options

Florida Panthers Holdings Inc. granted its top five executives 545,000 stock options in the fiscal year that ended June 30, according to a proxy filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission last week. For the executives to use the options, however, the company's stock price must reach $17.2 ...

Tags: Carolina Panthers, Florida Panthers, NHL, SportsChannel Florida

10/05/98
Sport's woes hit Adams Golf Co.

As professional sports teams search for ways to increase ticket revenue, more clubs will start charging higher prices for big games. This approach won't supplant across-the-board price hikes as the preferred way to boost revenue, but it can add several million dollars to the bottom line. It can ...

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Chicago Cubs, Dallas Cowboys, Denver Nuggets, Detroit Red Wings, Fox, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Kings, New York Yankees, News Corp, Sacramento Kings, Team Marketing Report Inc., Utah Jazz, Washington Redskins, YankeeNets

10/05/98
Will 2.95 million fans be enough?

Advocates of keeping the New York Yankees in the Bronx had hoped to present team owner George Steinbrenner with 3 million reasons why the club should stay put. But the team fell just short of drawing 3 million regular-season fans, the attendance figure Steinbrenner said was needed to keep the Ya ...

Tags: Cablevision Systems Corp., New York Yankees, YankeeNets

09/28/98
Big merger creates coast to coast playerscoast-to-coast player

This Wednesday, one of the largest bank mergers in history is scheduled to be completed when NationsBank Corp. and BankAmerica Corp. join forces, and sports finance may never be the same. Already possessing one of the top sports finance teams around, the expanding NationsBank will now offer it ...

Tags: Carolina Panthers, Chase Manhattan Corp., Ericsson Inc., First Union Corp., Florida Panthers, IMG, MCI Group, Minnesota Twins, NCAA, NFL, Staples

09/28/98
Senior women golfers look for $2M sponsor

The Medalist Group, the senior women's golfing tour, hopes to get $2 million from a title sponsor next year. The group is getting ready to select a sports marketing firm that will be charged with finding a title sponsor by year-end. The association wants its sponsor to pay $500,000 in prize mone ...

Tags: American Stores Co., Game Plan LLC, LPGA, Marshall Field's, Medalist Group, Millsport LLC

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