August 5 - 11, 2013 Vol. 16 — No. 16

Top Stories

  • The final days of Speed

    In less than two weeks, Speed, the only motorsports channel on U.S. television, will no longer exist in its current form. The move brings an end to Speed’s nearly 18-year reign and eliminates the only place in NASCAR’s backyard where people could spend their entire day talking about and working exclusively on TV motorsports.

  • Can facilities keep up with wireless?

    Mercedes-Benz Superdome executive Dave Stewart peers into the future of sports and sees a point in time when every NFL fan’s mobile device is automatically connected the moment they walk through the stadium gates.

  • Stakes high in IOC race

    Six candidates are vying to succeed Jacques Rogge as president of the International Olympic Committee. The new leader, to be elected Sept. 10, will take over at a critical point, as the next three Olympic hosts face concerns, and questions remain about the IOC's business model beyond 2022.

  • Lagardère picks vet for new sports post

    Lagardère Unlimited is hiring longtime sports industry executive Andy Pierce away from Creative Artists Agency to lead the company’s North American sports platform as president and CEO.

  • Alabama looks to rework rights deal

    On the heels of winning three of the last four national football titles, Alabama has decided to renegotiate its multimedia rights contract.

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