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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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05/14/12
Bounty scandal exposes player-coach rift

As the NFL and NFL Players Association battle over the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal, a third front is emerging in one of the league’s biggest offseason stories: a split between coaches and players. While the suspended coaches quickly acquiesced to the NFL’s punishment, the NFLPA ...

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05/07/12
Supercross series enjoys small gains

The Monster Energy AMA Supercross series managed to increase attendance and ratings this season despite losing five of its top riders to injuries for extended periods. The season, which finished in Las Vegas over the weekend, was one of the best in the sport’s recent history. Total race att ...

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05/07/12
The NFL’s concussion conundrum

They are the NFL’s mushrooms, seemingly popping up around every corner at a moment’s notice. Concussion lawsuits — 68 of which have been filed between July 2011 and last week — encompass more than 1,800 former players ranging from hall of famers to has-beens. ...

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05/07/12
NASCAR stays in Vegas

NASCAR plans to toast its champion in Las Vegas for the next three years. NASCAR President Mike Helton speaks during last year’s awards ceremony in Las Vegas. GETTY IMAGES The se ...

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04/30/12
USATF hires Siegel as CEO

USA Track & Field last week named Max Siegel, former president of global operations for Dale Earnhardt Inc., its CEO, ending a 19-month search for a new leader. The organization had been without a CEO since Doug Logan was fired in September 2010. ...

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04/30/12
NBA expands to Pinterest, Tumblr

The NBA is launching new league pages on the Pinterest and Tumblr social media platforms, extending its fan engagement efforts as the 2012 playoffs begin. The league will debut its first official extensions into Pinterest, a fast-growing site devoted to content sharing around the concept of digit ...

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04/30/12
NASCAR hires execs for digital

NASCAR has begun filling out the executive team that will oversee its website and digital operations after it takes control of those operations next year from Turner Sports. Marc Jenkins, NASCAR’s vice president of digital media, plans to have as many as six direct reports overseeing the s ...

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04/30/12
NBA proves to be solid rebounder

Editor's note: This story is revised from the print edition. While 20 percent of the NBA season and $400 million in league revenue was lost to the two-month lockout, there were enough story lines for the NBA this season to nearly match last year’s average attendance and to deliver rec ...

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04/23/12
NBA owners mull jersey rights

NBA owners are considering three separate jersey designs featuring corporate advertising with estimated values for teams ranging from upward of $20 million a year to about $1 million a year. The issue was discussed in detail in New York at the recent board of governors meetings, where owners wer ...

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04/23/12
USSA hires new CMO

The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association has hired CBS Sports Network sales executive Michael Jaquet as its new chief marketing officer. Jaquet, who grew up skiing and helped create the U.S. Freeskiing Open, fills a position that has been vacant since the USSA’s former chief revenue and marke ...

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