December 3 - 9, 2012 Vol. 15 — No. 33

Top Stories

  • Competitor selling for nearly $250M

    Private equity firm Calera Capital is buying endurance sports leader Competitor Group Inc. for close to $250 million, sources said, ending a nine-month auction of the company.

  • Fox Sports goes hard for rights, additional RSNs

    Fox Sports, in addition to its stake in YES Network and its $6 billion offer to secure rights to the Los Angeles Dodgers, is aiming to pick up rights to the Cleveland Indians, sources say.

  • Fear the deficit

    Avoiding a financial crisis was the main reason University of Maryland officials gave for moving to the Big Ten. But it also leads to larger questions about how the school got into such a financially precarious position, and what it means for college athletics overall.

  • A presentation makeover for tourney

    The NCAA is loosening its restrictions on sponsors during the men’s basketball tournament, a move intended to modernize March Madness and give corporate partners more visibility inside the venue at the Final Four and NCAA regionals.

  • Players share the wealth with bowl gifts

    The emergence of gift suites and shopping trips offer a popular way to provide gift packages to participants in postseason college football games. And bowl operators say players' shopping habits are migrating to a most unexpected place — the women’s section.

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