Featured Story

NFL Players Inc. president Gordon to depart

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 08 / 25 / 14

Keith Gordon is leaving his position as president of NFL Players Inc., and the NFL Players Association is actively searching for a replacement to head the union’s licensing and marketing arm. Gordon, who has been president of NFLPI since August 2009, will remain in the position through the ...

Read More

Tags: Labor and Agents

More Stories

11/07/05
Big Hopes For A Tiny Screen

Mix the video iPod with third-generation (3G) networks that provide global positioning and high-speed data. Add scale, mass and the handset corollary to Moore’s law that says last year’s early adopter splurge is next year’s more affordable standard issue. ...

Tags: In-Depth

11/07/05
U.S. Digital Media Rights

Click image to view enlarged chart

Tags: In-Depth

10/31/05
Tickets.com, under MLBAM, keeps focus on primary ticketing, impro ...

Amid the ticket industry’s headlong rush into secondary markets, Tickets.com is pursuing a slower, more cautious approach. Now under the control of MLB Advanced Media, the company operates “Replay” exchange programs for six of its 11 baseball team accounts, and holds a partnership with R ...

Tags: In-Depth

10/31/05
Secondary ticketing

Steve Happel, an economist at Arizona State University, remembers the conversation well. About four years ago, having lunch with then-Phoenix Suns owner Jerry Colangelo, Happel brought up the subject of secondary ticketing and ticket brokers, arguing in favor of their existence and role in ...

Tags: In-Depth

10/24/05
NBA smoothing things out

It’s been nearly a year since Ron Artest jumped off a scorer’s table in Detroit and waded into the Palace at Auburn Hills crowd with his fists flying. But the melee still represents a critical issue facing the league as it tips off its 2005-06 season Nov. 1: Improving the perceived image of its pl ...

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, Charlotte Hornets, Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, Dallas Mavericks, Denver Nuggets, Detroit Pistons, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, Memphis Grizzlies, Miami Heat, Milwaukee Bucks, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA, Brooklyn Nets, New Orleans Pelicans, New York Knicks, Orlando Magic, Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns, Portland Trail Blazers, Sacramento Kings, San Antonio Spurs, In-Depth, Toronto Raptors, Utah Jazz, Washington Wizards

10/24/05
Can Maverick Carter prove critics wrong?

When LeBron James decided to fire his agent and hire three close friends to manage his business deals, some people scoffed, especially knowing that the man James hired to lead the effort was a mere 23 years old. “James’ switcheroo a youthful mistake,” the Chicago Sun-Times said ...

Tags: In-Depth

10/24/05
Behrens gets players involved in community

Kathy Behrens is an NBA executive who doesn’t negotiate media deals, peddle sponsorships or handle labor relations, but as senior vice president of community and player programs, she wields considerable influence among the league’s top dealmakers. She is responsible for fulfilling NBA Commiss ...

Tags: In-Depth

10/17/05
A ‘how to’ for athletes

As a player, Dale Murphy was never betrayed by an agent. He was not tricked into investing in any “get rich quick” money schemes, and he successfully transitioned his way into retirement with his family intact and plenty of money in the bank. ...

Tags: In-Depth

10/17/05
Financial Game Plan

With the explosion of athletes’ salaries in the major sports, financial advisers who specialize in representing athletes are encountering more challenges than ever. Eager to tap into the more than $7 billion ...

Tags: In-Depth

10/17/05
One athlete’s strategy

When Alge Crumpler signed his first NFL contract in 2001, after being drafted in the second round by the Atlanta Falcons, he put nearly all of what was left of his $1.4 million signing bonus after taxes into investments. ...

Tags: In-Depth

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug