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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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12/19/11
A pinch on tip-off activation

With just 30 days to finalize plans after the end of the lockout, sponsorship activation around the league’s Christmas Day tip-off mostly will be limited to digital and broadcast media buys. At least 10 of the league’s 18 sponsors wi ...

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12/19/11
NASCAR to buy back its digital rights

NASCAR is close to reaching an agreement to buy its digital rights back from Turner Sports, a move that could see the sanctioning body manage its own digital business as soon as 2013. Specific terms of the pending agreement were not available, and sources said the deal is not expected to be offic ...

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12/19/11
Bengals, 49ers stakes change hands

The NFL last week approved two significant limited-partner transactions, each totaling in the low nine figures, according to sources familiar with the deals. The Brown family, owners of the Cincinnati Bengals, bought back from the Knowlton estate its remaining shares in the team, sources said, wh ...

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12/19/11
League plans a ‘Big NBA Xmas’

■ NBA sports healthy ticket renewal rate ■ Short lead-up to season puts pinch on tip-off activation The NBA is preparing an aggressive rollout of social media initiatives to help herald the st ...

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12/12/11
BIRCO renewal near

Minor League Baseball and MLB Advanced Media are close to completing a multiyear extension to the Baseball Internet Rights Co. agreement, its joint operating structure for the minors’ digital rights. The new deal, expected in the next 30 days, will continue a working relationship that began ...

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12/12/11
USA Canoe/Kayak moving OKC

USA Canoe/Kayak this week plans to announce it will relocate its headquarters to Oklahoma City from Charlotte before the end of the year. The move follows Oklahoma City’s $60 million investment to build a whitewater rafting and kayak race course along the Oklahoma River, a $35 million recre ...

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12/05/11
Details on WWE channel emerge

Following nearly a decade of successful channel launches by most major sports properties, the WWE is deep into negotiations with In Demand on a deal that would see the wrestling operation launch its cable channel in early spring, according to numerous media and sports industry sources. WWE execut ...

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12/05/11
NASCAR viewership jumps 8%

For the first time since NASCAR TV viewership peaked in 2005, the sport this year saw a year-over-year increase in viewers. This year’s rise reversed a five-year slide in ratings that cost NASCAR nearly a quarter of its TV viewers, and it allowed the sport to return to the same level of vie ...

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12/05/11
Another jackpot for NFL

The NFL is about to hit pay dirt. Again. The league is close to renewing TV deals with all of its broadcast partners that will result in massive rights fee increases of more than 60 percent across the board, underscoring the unrivaled strength of NFL programming. For the first time, each of th ...

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