May 20 - 26, 2013 Vol. 16 — No. 6

Top Stories

  • SBJ/SBD Lifetime Achievement Award: Jerry Reinsdorf

    Speak with the people who have grown close to Jerry Reinsdorf, and to those who have crossed swords with him, in his three decades as a team owner — 32 years in baseball, 28 in the NBA — and you will hear it again and again. “That’s just Jerry.” The owner of Chicago's White Sox and Bulls remains true to his ideals and loyal to the people around him.

  • Showtime for the Sports Business Awards

    Meet the 74 finalists in 15 categories for the Sports Business Awards and see some of the reasons why they could walk away Wednesday night carrying the coveted Tiffany crystal trophy.

  • New bid format for NCAA sites

    The NCAA has completed an overhaul of the bid process for 84 of its championships across all three divisions, including the Final Four, and will award close to 500 sites this year.

  • ACC network may stall over rights issues

    Don’t expect an ACC-branded TV channel to be launched any time soon. The biggest problem so far is a rights issue. ESPN needs to control the conference’s syndicated rights to launch a channel. But those rights are tied up until 2027 through deals with Raycom and Fox Sports Net.

  • Dew Tour to become Olympic qualifier

    The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association and Alli Sports, which runs the Dew Tour, are close to finalizing an agreement that will see this year’s Winter Dew Tour count as an Olympic qualifying event.

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