September 24 - 30, 2012 Vol. 15 — No. 23

Top Stories

  • Blockbuster that will change face of sports

    Phil Anschutz, who built one of the most powerful sports and entertainment companies in the world, saw the $2.15 billion paid for the Los Angeles Dodgers in March and set in motion a series of steps that led to last week’s announcement that AEG was for sale.

  • Fox, Turner contribute to $12 billion rights haul for MLB

    Major League Baseball is poised to announce a stunning $12.4 billion worth of media deals this week as it completes negotiations on eight-year deals with Fox and Turner to go along with its earlier deal with ESPN. The total take from its three partners more than doubles the amount from its previous deals.

  • College stadiums: Making the upgrade

    A look into the features and funding of rebuilt stadiums at TCU and Cal, plus photos and updates from five more projects on campus.

  • NBA clubs hire firms to help sell patches

    As the NBA wrestles with how to divide up to $100 million in potential revenue from jersey sponsorships deals, some teams have begun hiring agencies to help them sell the anticipated uniform logo patches.

  • Obstacle races clean up

    Muddy, boot camp-style endurance races, virtually nonexistent four years ago, now include as many as three national series that each will generate more than $50 million in revenue in 2012. Those series, along with regional and local entries, make up the fastest-growing segment in endurance sports.

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