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Daniel Kaplan

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

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How Jones could alter NFL way

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 11 / 20 / 17

NFL owners Arthur Blank (left) and Jerry Jones now find themselves on opposite sides on the issue of a new contract for Roger Goodell. AP IMAGES Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones’ attack on the ...

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02/14/05
SportsBusiness Journal: ATP, Mercedes-Benz deal expected

Mercedes-Benz is on the verge of renewing its ATP sponsorship in a three-year, $36 million deal that would keep the luxury car maker’s logo on the circuit’s tennis nets across the globe through 2007. That figure does not include Mercedes’ promotional and advertising spending. The deal is ...

Tags: ATP, Marketing and Sponsorship, Mercedes Benz, WTA

02/14/05
SportsBusiness Journal: Super Bowl XXXIX news and notes

Nolan The San Francisco 49ers hosted an exclusive lunch at Jacksonville’s Chart House two days before the big game, featuring their new head coach, Mike Nolan. Attending were team owner John York and a host of team sponsors and marketi ...

Tags: Arizona Cardinals, Football, MillerCoors, NFL, Reebok, San Francisco 49ers, Visa

02/14/05
SportsBusiness Journal: E! Networks to use tennis theme

E! Networks will broadcast a tennis-themed evening this Thursday, centered on a taped-delayed showing of a tennis exhibition that raised more than $500,000 for tsunami relief. Brokered by The Tennis Channel, which will show the event later this month, the E! package will include biograp ...

Tags: Comcast

02/07/05
SportsBusiness Journal: Tennis back in Beantown

World TeamTennis will return to Boston this summer and will launch its first team in Houston, bringing the league’s teams to 12 and equaling the most in the organization’s 25-year history. The Boston Lobsters are owned by Bahar Uttam, a retired technology executive who wanted to return te ...

Tags: ATP

02/07/05
SportsBusiness Journal: Teams that borrowed don’t risk defaulting

On the face of it, the prospect of losing an entire season to a labor disturbance would seem to put NHL teams that have borrowed money in great peril. After all, how many people could keep paying the mortgage or the credit card bills if they lost their job for a year? But don’t expe ...

Tags: Hockey, NHL

02/07/05
SportsBusiness Journal: Niners seek to secure a new stadium

The San Francisco 49ers are looking to hire an investment bank to jump-start their long-stalled stadium development effort, financial sources said. Late last month the team sent requests for proposals to about 10 investment banks, detailing the work the club needs to get the stadium and the ...

Tags: Football, San Francisco 49ers

01/31/05
SportsBusiness Journal: Eagles plan kids' TV show

The Philadelphia Eagles may be hoping to win legions of new boosters with a victory Sunday in the Super Bowl, but even if they lose, the club is actively laying the groundwork to woo the fan of tomorrow. The team is launching a kids’ TV show next season, becoming only the third NFL franchi ...

Tags: Buffalo Bills, Football, New York Jets, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers

01/24/05
SportsBusiness Journal: USTA buys a stake in WTA event

The U.S. Tennis Association has acquired a 25 percent stake in the JPMorgan Chase Open and has an option to buy majority control of the Anschutz Entertainment Group-owned women’s event in Los Angeles. The USTA declined to disclose terms, but WTA tournaments of this size commonly sell for ...

Tags: IMG, USTA, WTA

01/24/05
SportsBusiness Journal: Teams enjoy playoffs payoff

The two teams heading to Jacksonville for the Super Bowl in 13 days carry with them a dirty little secret of the NFL: For all the plaudits and attention and fame, clubs reaching the ultimate football game will almost surely lose money in doing so. Unlike the other major sports leagues, whe ...

Tags: Football, Green Bay Packers, New York Giants, NFL

01/17/05
SportsBusiness Journal: Buyouts bite into WTA take

The WTA Tour is surely basking in its recent six-year, $88 million naming-rights pact that it signed with Sony Ericsson, a record sponsorship for women’s sports and professional tennis. But not all of that money will flow directly to the WTA. The group’s sales agent, IMG, enjoys a 15 per ...

Tags: IMG, Nokia, WTA

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