May 21 - 27, 2012 Vol. 15 — No. 6

Top Stories

  • Saluting the industry's best

    Wednesday will belong to the sports industry as the fifth annual Sports Business Awards ceremony takes place in New York City. Meet the 77 nominees in 15 categories and see why they are in the position to be recognized for excellence in sports business.

  • SEC media talks revolve around possible cable channel – again

    The SEC is weeks away from restructuring its media rights deal with its current partners, CBS and ESPN, according to several industry sources. In addition to talks about increasing rights fees, the conversations have also included more talk about a conference channel.

  • Tales from NBA courtside seats

    Whether perched in the “Hollywood seats” between the benches or settled in across the floor or along the baseline, those who secure spots in the front row at NBA games occupy real estate unparalleled in sports. And they pay a premium for it.

  • Hot new uniform designer: Facebook

    The Los Angeles Galaxy is drawing on the reach of social media to give fans a stake in the team’s on-field look, unveiling a Facebook application that lets the public design the MLS club’s third kit.

  • ‘Aggressive’ Indy shows revenue strength

    A combination of new assets and new sales packages has put Indianapolis Motor Speedway on track to deliver its strongest revenue in four years, according to speedway executives.

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