April 23 - 29, 2012 Vol. 15 — No. 2

Top Stories

  • Running back market getting tougher

    Agent Alan Herman is one of only a few player representatives who was willing to say publicly what agents have been grumbling about privately for at least a year now: that the running back position, once a glamour position on an NFL team, has lost its luster.

  • EPL model pushes estimates on NBA jersey rights to $20M

    NBA owners are considering three separate jersey designs featuring corporate advertising with estimated values for teams ranging from upward of $20 million a year to about $1 million a year. The issue was discussed in detail in New York at the recent board of governors meetings.

  • Execs Bevilacqua and Helfant launch sports ‘deal shop’

    Veteran sports executives Chris Bevilacqua and Adam Helfant have started a sports and media advisory company that will also invest in small sports businesses. Bevilacqua Helfant Ventures is based in New York and already has a client list that includes the Texas Rangers, Washington Nationals and collegiate properties.

  • Three tennis events sign title sponsors

    The summer pro tennis circuit in the United States will get a shot in the arm this week with title sponsorship deals from three financial institutions, including one agreement for a new combined event sponsored by Citigroup in Washington, D.C.

  • Cal gives ticketing the old college try

    As the University of California, Berkeley, interviewed companies to upgrade the school’s ticket sales and marketing, Cal’s Matt Terwilliger kept thinking, “Why can’t we do this ourselves?”

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