May 26 - June 1, 2014 Vol. 17 — No. 7

Top Stories

  • ‘Our best days are ahead’

    The NHL's rebound and Gary Bettman’s vision were validated last week, when the league became the star of the Sports Business Awards by clinching three of the event’s highest honors.

  • Rooney's influence spans years, oceans

    As Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan Rooney accepted the Sports Business Award for Lifetime Achievement last week, a record crowd of more than 800 people showed their appreciation by giving him a standing ovation.

  • Allstate's net gain

    The 2014 college football season will be the 10th season for Allstate’s field goal nets program. What started as signage on nets has evolved into a full-fledged sponsorship program that makes Allstate arguably the most prevalent brand in college football.

  • Three show interest in Houston rights

    At least three companies have expressed interest in picking up the Houston Astros’ and Rockets’ local TV rights from CSN Houston, the troubled regional sports network that filed for bankruptcy protection last September.

  • NCAA finds success in volume

    In one fell swoop, the NCAA recently handed out 82 championships to more than 500 sites, marking the largest single offering of events in the NCAA’s history.

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