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Kermode shares his take on ATP

04 / 14 / 14

Chris Kermode in January became the fifth leader of the ATP since its current incarnation in 1990. He took over for the late Brad Drewett, a popular ex-player who won steep prize money increases from the Grand Slam events before his 15-month tenu...

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06/25/12
Countering the negative vibe on labor

Eight years ago, much of the labor talks that led to the cancellation of the 2004-05 NHL season played out in public, with frequent media reports only adding to the friction of the negotiations. Gary Bettman insists this summer’s talks with the NHL Players’ Association won’t play o ...

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06/18/12
NFL projects flat cap through '15

The NFL is projecting that the salary cap will stay relatively flat through 2015, a period that represents the first half of the 10-year collective-bargaining agreement signed last August and runs beyond the start of the league’s new media deals in 2014, according to multiple team and league s ...

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06/18/12
NHL clubs report positive ticket trends

The league’s Bill Daly sees business as usual despite hockey’s labor uncertainty. Photo by: GORT PRODUCTIONS Full-season-ticket sales for NHL clubs are up more than 7 perc ...

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06/18/12
Siegel finds tough challenge at USATF

When USA Track & Field’s board convened this spring at an airport hotel in Denver to interview CEO candidates, the group was weary from an 18-month search for a new executive, but its mood changed the moment the second interview began. Max Siegel, a former music and NASCAR executive and ...

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06/11/12
NASCAR Media Group splitting into four

Five years after bringing all of its media operations under one roof, NASCAR is recasting NASCAR Media Group as four independent departments: NASCAR Broadcast, NASCAR Productions, NASCAR Digital and NASCAR Entertainment. They will have separate financial goals but continue to share the same P&L ...

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06/11/12
IndyCar’s China race in doubt over fee

For the second time in a year, an Izod IndyCar Series race is clouded in uncertainty. The promoter of the series’ August race in China hasn’t paid a sanctioning fee, sources said, and the sanctioning body is considering moving the date of the race. Sources valued the sanctioning fee a ...

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06/04/12
MLB on deck for next rights deal

Negotiations for the next big sports media deal will begin in earnest this week as Major League Baseball officially takes its national TV rights to the open market. League executives have been negotiating with network partners ESPN, Fox Sports and Turner for the past several months. But those exc ...

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06/04/12
New rules for MLB draft

MLB teams are generally not expected to surpass the new signing bonus pools for the first-year player draft, set to begin today, because of harsh new penalties in place for excess spending. The new rules, among the foremost changes in the five-year collective-bargaining agreement signed last Nove ...

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06/04/12
Marketing exec Gallo to NBA

The NBA is adding some marketing muscle by hiring advertising industry veteran Jamie Gallo as the league’s executive vice president of marketing. Gallo Gallo, 45, will join the NBA on Jun ...

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06/04/12
Kings' Cup run good for business

The Los Angeles Kings have reaped the immediate benefits of the team’s run to the Stanley Cup Final. The most recent indication is the Kings’ signing of Travel Alberta last week as their official travel destination. Kings owner AEG would not give a value or range for the sponsorship, ...

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