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

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NFL Lines Up "Random Acts Of Kickoff" Events Ahead Of '17 Season

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 21 / 17

Each NFL team in the coming weeks as part of the push to the season opener will have fan experience initiatives ranging from surprise player and celebrity appearances, team rallies with free merchandise and game tickets, to events supporting non-profit organizations in the community. The league is d...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Wimbledon’s radio audience surges

Wimbledon is merging its radio and digital operations this year. Photo by: GETTY IMAGES TV ratings for Wimbledon may be on the decline, but one medium is unexpectedly surging: streaming radio ...

Tags: Media

SportsBusiness Daily: Lawyer Jim Quinn Talks Raiders, Career Highlights

Labor lawyer JIM QUINN has been hired by a lot of entities, from players to unions, but never by a fan group. Now he is working for such groups in Oakland to see what can be done to keep the Raiders in town. That, his new book and key moments in his legal career on this SBJ/SBD podcast.

Tags: People and Pop Culture

SportsBusiness Daily: Chargers CMO Derrett Stepping Down

Ken Derrett is stepping down as Chargers CMO after 16 years with the team. The Chargers play their first season in L.A. this year, and Derrett said, “As the team starts to complete its move it seems like the right time for me to take on a new challenge.” He said he does not have a new ...

SportsBusiness Journal: Wimbledon looking for boost from new ad

Wimbledon may be among the last events one might guess is embarking on its first significant promotional expenditure. After all, the tournament is 140 years old, and even fans of other sports can identify it readily for its grass courts and perhaps even the strawberries. But faced with declining ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship

SportsBusiness Journal: On Location revamps and expands

On Location Experiences, the NFL’s hospitality partner, has revamped and expanded its sales and marketing staff in recent weeks at its growing New York office, while also building a network of international sales agents across Europe, Mexico and China. The moves come as the company this we ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship

SportsBusiness Daily: Attorney Expects Oakland Gov't To Join Suit

Jim Quinn , the lawyer for the civic and fan groups seeking to keep the NFL in Oakland , said he fully expects the city and other local government entities to join the effort within the next two months. Quinn described government officials in Oakland as supportive of the move to either keep t ...

SportsBusiness Daily: When Will U.S. Sports Betting Ban End?

The federal ban on sports gambling in most of the country will fall within the next three to four years, said American Gaming Association President & CEO Geoff Freeman . Speaking in SBJ's N.Y. offices, Freeman predicted the sports leagues would eventually support legalized sports gambling, as w ...

SportsBusiness Daily: Could NFL Be Sued Over Raiders' Move?

Berg & Androphy sports attorney Jim Quinn today raised the possibility of ligation against the NFL during a rally in downtown Oakland designed to start the process of keeping pro football in the city. Several community groups last week hired Quinn and Weil, Gotshal & Manges attorney Eric ...

SportsBusiness Journal: IRS to Rams: PSLs as loans avoids tax

The Los Angeles Rams received Internal Revenue Service approval to structure personal seat license fees as loans from fans, meaning the team would not have to pay taxes on the money but also that the seat buyers would be paid back. The Rams, who are expected to go to market with PSLs later this y ...

Tags: Franchises

SportsBusiness Journal: USTA builds to innovate and to win

A dozen or so bags of imported Italian crushed red brick lie on one side of the 63-acre U.S. Tennis Association national campus in Lake Nona, a testament to the tennis governing body’s effort to start churning out champions. The pricey brick is replacement clay for six courts that are among th ...

Tags: Facilities

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