Featured Story

Teams pour more money, tech into preview centers

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 03 / 23 / 15

The explosion in sports facility development over the past 18 months has resulted in a key secondary trend — the high-tech, multimillion-dollar preview centers that teams build to market their new venues. The centers, the traditional sales space used to showcase premium seats for stadiums a...

Read More

Tags: Facilities

More Stories

02/04/13
Canadiens join all-access crowd

Inspired in part by the success of HBO’s “24/7” documentary series on the Winter Classic, the Montreal Canadiens have joined the select ranks of NHL clubs that provide behind-the-scenes programming offering an inside look at the team. The goal, Montreal officials say, is to brin ...

Tags: Franchises

01/28/13
Sox sponsor links deal to charities

The Chicago White Sox have signed a three-year partnership with Magellan Corp. in which the Illinois-based steel distributor will become the title sponsor of U.S. Cellular Field’s Scout Seats and Scout Lounge and use the premium-seating areas to promote local charitable and cultural institutio ...

Tags: Franchises

01/28/13
Kings will look to renew seats

The pending sale and possible relocation of the Sacramento Kings to Seattle is throwing the team’s marketing efforts into a lockout-like mode at a time when the club, like all NBA franchises, is rolling out its season-ticket renewal efforts. A final decision on the Kings’ fate for 201 ...

Tags: Franchises

01/28/13
Klein goes from pitch to president

Less than three years after he retired as a player with the Los Angeles Galaxy, Chris Klein has been named the team’s president. Chris Klein (right) moved into management after retiring as a player in 2010. Ph ...

Tags: Franchises

01/21/13
Rangers in strong shape with sponsors

Beyond the obvious effects of losing 17 regular-season games, New York Rangers’ corporate sales have not experienced any significant damage as a result of the 113-day NHL lockout. In fact, the club says it’s doing better at the start of this abbreviated season than it was before the 2011 ...

Tags: Franchises

01/21/13
Dolphins’ Ross in AEG chase

Real estate company Related Cos., chaired and founded by Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, is one of the approximately eight final groups bidding for Anschutz Entertainment Group, financial and other sources said. AEG has for years planned to build an NFL stadium in Los Angeles, so it is unclear ...

Tags: Franchises

01/21/13
Q&A with … Mark Shapiro

Over the offseason, the Cleveland Indians have dramatically reshaped the organization. Among the recent transactions: the hiring of former Boston manager Terry Francona as manager; the signing of popular outfielder Nick Swisher to a $56 million de ...

Tags: Franchises

01/21/13
How Sporting KC sealed jersey deal

When Tom Butch’s assistant told him that lunch had arrived at the Ivy Funds offices one day in early December, it was not what the company’s president and CEO expected. There stood Sporting KC goalkeeper Jimmy Nielsen, midfielder Graham Zusi and defender Matt Besler, presenting barbecue ...

Tags: Franchises

01/21/13
Monumental to launch digital net

Monumental Sports and Entertainment Chairman Ted Leonsis will launch a full-fledged digital network this week in what is the first step toward setting up his own local TV channel. The broadband sports and entertainment channel will be called Monumental Network and will feature programming related ...

Tags: Franchises

01/21/13
NHL clubs: Time to move forward

As their teams prepared for the start of the abbreviated NHL season this past weekend, five club presidents took the time to share their thoughts on the effect of the new CBA and the post-lockout fallout. Participating were: ■ Ted Black , Buffalo Sabres ■ Peter Luukko , Philade ...

Tags: Franchises

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug