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NFL looks for CMO after exec changes

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 09 / 01 / 14

The NFL is conducting a search for a new chief marketing officer after a series of high-level organizational changes that Commissioner Roger Goodell outlined in a memo sent last week to teams and league officials. Grubman ...

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

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SportsBusiness Journal: Hall: No plans to address concussions

The Pro Football Hall of Fame has no plans to highlight in its displays the issue of concussions, one of the dominant themes in football the past five years. Hall President David Baker, whose son, Sam, plays for the Atlanta Falcons, rules out the feature, and he strongly suggested in an interview ...

Tags: Events and Attractions

07/28/14
SportsBusiness Journal: Canton puts up Hall of Fame numbers

The Pro Football Hall of Fame revels in its annual spotlight this weekend, with its enshrinement ceremony and the first preseason game of the NFL season. But the hall has other reasons to celebrate as well: It is in the midst of one of the most financially successful years ever for a sports museum, ...

Tags: Events and Attractions

07/23/14
SportsBusiness Daily: Advocacy Group Backs NFLers

Advocacy group Public Citizen asked the Third Circuit Court of Appeals today for permission to file a friend of the court brief supporting the objections filed by seven former NFLers to the preliminary approval of the class action concussion settlement. The seven players earlier this week objected t ...

07/22/14
SportsBusiness Daily: Former NFLers Appeal Settlement Approval

Seven former NFL players yesterday appealed a lower federal court judge’s decision to preliminarily approve a class action settlement of medical claims brought against the NFL. The players had objected to the proposed settlement earlier this month, but within a week of their filing Judge ...

07/21/14
SportsBusiness Journal: TV money up 20 percent for NFL clubs

Each NFL team will get a 20 percent increase in national television money this year compared with 2013 — up $27 million — as a result of the new TV contracts that commence next month.

Tags: Finance

07/21/14
SportsBusiness Journal: Competitor to keep Keflezighi running

Road running event company Competitor Group this week will name Boston Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi the company’s first vice president of running, a part-time role that will allow the 39-year-old to continue to train for elite races. Keflezighi will have an office in the company’s S ...

Tags: Events and Attractions

07/18/14
SportsBusiness Daily: Former Players Sue NFLPA Over Concussions

Two former NFLers filed a lawsuit against the NFLPA Thursday in federal court, alleging the union conspired to hide the health consequences of concussions. It is believed to be the first time the union has been sued over the issue. In a statement, the NFLPA said the lawsuit “erroneously allege ...

07/17/14
SportsBusiness Daily: Tennis Groups May Seek Delaware Trial

The tennis federations of Germany and Qatar may seek a trial in Delaware federal court to end a five-year dispute over $18M in legal fees with the ATP if a federal judge does not dismiss the circuit’s demands. The two federations, which own the Hamburg ATP stop, in '08 lost an antitrust lawsui ...

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SportsBusiness Daily: Hyperice Launching Crowdsourcing Effort

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SportsBusiness Daily: Letters Detail Jackson's Claims Against Agent

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Tags: NFL, Labor and Agents

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