June 20 - 26, 2016 Vol. 19 — No. 11

Top Stories

  • ESPN stays in the game

    ESPN will buy the second half of the Big Ten’s media rights package, ending months of speculation that the two were about to sever their 50-year relationship.

  • The $5 billion startup

    Kevin Plank, in a little more than 20 years, has built both a $5 billion company and a trademark in Under Armour that can compete with Nike and ESPN as sports’ most indelible.

  • Braves build park and mixed-use at same time

    SunTrust Park's construction site bears the familiar signs of stadium development. It’s what’s going on next door that separates this project from other sports developments.

  • Agency relaunches as Burkle ups investment

    Ron Burkle has closed an investment in the former Relativity Sports, renamed it Independent Sports and Entertainment and hired former MSG chief Hank Ratner to lead the company.

  • Wimbledon seeks big-event buzz with new ads

    Wimbledon is aggressively marketing in the U.S., featuring its first original slogan and a push to create a Super Bowl-like buzz around celebrating the tournament’s finals weekend.

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