October 7 - 13, 2013 Vol. 16 — No. 25

Top Stories

  • NCAA adding Burger King as sponsor

    Burger King, the world’s second-largest hamburger chain, has agreed to a multiyear deal that will make it an NCAA corporate partner in the quick-service restaurant category, industry sources said.

  • NASCAR, networks still talking

    ESPN, Fox, NBC and Turner still are trying to work out a NASCAR deal to have Fox and NBC take over the sport’s media rights a year early.

  • Levi’s Stadium goes for the gold

    Levi’s Stadium will set a new benchmark for green in sports after the San Francisco 49ers’ facility opens in August. The $1.3 billion project in Santa Clara is poised to become the first NFL stadium to earn LEED certification for new construction.

  • Selig: MLB’s late rebound at gate signals healthy 2014

    MLB Commissioner Bud Selig is projecting a strong rebound in attendance in 2014, despite this season’s 1 percent decline, emboldened by the sport’s second-half surge this year at the gates.

  • An uncommon path: Jason Levien

    As CEO of the NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies and managing partner of MLS’s D.C. United, Jason Levien is getting used to the rigors of running two sports teams, two franchises in which he also has ownership stakes.

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