About The Author

Don Muret

Staff writer Don Muret covers facilities.

Featured Story

Jets & Giants field illustration

What does $1.7B buy in NYC market? Two stadiums in one

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 09 / 20 / 10

Early in the New York Giants’ regular-season opener at New Meadowlands Stadium, the boo birds re-emerged after a winter of discontent to voice their displeasure with poor special teams performance by the Men in Blue. The next night, the same chorus could be heard over the Jets’ struggling offense. ...

Read More

Tags: Facilities

More Stories by this Author

05/20/11
SportsBusiness Daily: Rays Open Hooters Suite At Ballpark

The Rays and team partner Hooters have developed the Hooters Owls Den Suite, a new indoor group space near the foul pole in the right-field corner at Tropicana Field. The expanded, rebranded room can accommodate 48 people and it has the same interior look as a Hooters restaurant. Hooters chicken win ...

Tags: Facilities, Tampa Bay Rays

05/18/11
SportsBusiness Daily: CSL Int'l To Evaluate NFL Stadium Project In L.A.

The city of L.A. has hired CSL Int’l to evaluate the Farmers Field project, AEG’s proposal to build a $1B NFL stadium next to Staples Center. Bill Rhoda , a principal with CSL in Dallas, will consult for the city on AEG’s plan to privately develop a 72,000-seat stadium on a s ...

05/16/11
SportsBusiness Journal: Cowboys look to grow college market biz

In 1996, the Dallas Cowboys seized control of their brand by becoming the first, and still only, NFL team to take its merchandise rights in-house, forming a separate company to handle the operation. Now, 15 years later, the club has extended its retail knowledge to the college market. Silver ...

Tags: Colleges

05/16/11
SportsBusiness Journal: Control of ticketing at issue

An agreement that the NCAA signed with Veritix to provide primary ticketing and other services for its championship events has brought to the surface a conflict over who controls ticketing rights at sports facilities. The three-year exclusive deal, which covers all NCAA championships, was announc ...

Tags: Facilities

05/12/11
SportsBusiness Daily: Cowboys Launch Silver Star Merchandising

The Cowboys have launched a new company called Silver Star Merchandising that has signed a 10-year deal with the Univ. of Southern California for the exclusive rights to manufacture, license and distribute its sports apparel on campus and at USC athletic venues. Silver Star, an offshoot of Cowboys M ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship

05/12/11
SportsBusiness Daily: Cowboys, USC Agree To Merch Deal

The Cowboys today are expected to announce the launch of a new company called Silver Star Merchandising that has signed a 10-year deal with the Univ. of Southern California to license and distribute its sports merchandise. Silver Star, an offshoot of Dallas Cowboys Merchandising Ltd., will be run by ...

05/09/11
SportsBusiness Journal: Legends to consult on Farmers Field

AEG has signed Legends Premium Sales to a one-year consulting deal to help develop the premium-seat program for Farmers Field, the $1 billion NFL stadium AEG wants to build in downtown Los Angeles. AEG Legends Premium Sales signed a one-year deal to consult on the proposed Los Ange ...

Tags: Facilities

05/09/11
SportsBusiness Journal: Centerplate invests in Irish concessions

Centerplate is investing about $2 million to improve food service at Notre Dame after signing a five-year deal to run concessions at all sports venues on campus. School officials announced the agreement last week. A major portion of the investment will pay for installing a modern point-of-sale syst ...

Tags: Colleges

05/06/11
SportsBusiness Daily: Bobcats, 'Canes To Hold Building Swap

The Bobcats and Hurricanes announced they have scheduled a “building swap” for preseason games this fall. The Bobcats will play the Heat Oct. 19 at RBC Center in Raleigh, and the Hurricanes will play the Thrashers Sept. 25 at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte. The swap was done to help develop ...

05/02/11
SportsBusiness Journal: Predators, Grizzlies cash in on playoffs

The Nashville Predators and Memphis Grizzlies, two Tennessee teams experiencing unprecedented playoff success, have smashed records for arena merchandise sales during the postseason. Excitement over the Predators, making their first trip to the NHL Western Conference semifinals, and the Grizzlies, ...

Tags: Franchises

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug