August 27 - September 2, 2012 Vol. 15 — No. 19

Top Stories

  • NFL Kickoff: Super Bowl ‘tuneup’ in NYC

    NFL Kickoff, the runway to the league's opening tilt, has mushroomed to more than a week’s worth of events across Manhattan encompassing all of the league’s businesses and many of its commercial partners. It also serves as a tuneup to the 2014 Super Bowl to be held at MetLife Stadium.

  • Dollars just keep climbing for college kickoff games

    Alabama and Michigan will set a new standard for payouts in a season-opening, neutral-site game when they meet Saturday at Cowboys Stadium. The Crimson Tide and Wolverines will share a hefty $9.4 million payday for their participation in the prime-time ABC game called the Cowboys Classic.

  • U.S. Open looking for cover

    The U.S. Tennis Association is in advanced discussions with structural engineers about ripping out much of the upper bowl of Arthur Ashe Stadium and rebuilding it with lighter-weight materials that could support a roof, the organization’s top two officials said.

  • Djokovic leaves CAA Sports, eyes new agency, more deals

    Novak Djokovic, the world’s No. 2-ranked tennis player, has ended his relationship with CAA Sports and is shopping for new representation.

  • Cowboys sell ‘experiences’ on LivingSocial

    The Dallas Cowboys are selling behind-the-scenes access to the team through a new deal with social commerce website LivingSocial.

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