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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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01/20/14
PGA digital redesign puts mobile first

Editor’s note: This story is revised from the print edition. The PGA Tour’s digital team will produce at least 50 percent more live golf on its various platforms in 2014. This enhanced priority for more live golf comes at a time when the tour is redesigning its website, PGATour ...

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01/20/14
Stadium Series cast follows script

Putting its big-event strategy to a grueling test, the NHL is about to produce three outdoor games over five days on two coasts. Final preparations are taking place this week for the opening of the Coors Light NHL Stadium Series, which begins Saturday night when the Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim ...

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01/13/14
NFL settlement blocks lawsuits against NCAA

Former NFL players who receive cash payouts as part of the proposed class-action, $760 million settlement of lawsuits that contend the league hid the dangers of concussions cannot sue the NCAA for the same reason. According to a copy of the 85-page NFL settlement proposal filed in federal court l ...

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12/16/13
USA Hockey renews contract with Ogrean

USA Hockey renewed the contract of Executive Director Dave Ogrean, who signed a four-year extension that will keep him in his position through 2018. Executive Director Dave Ogrean Photo by: GETTY IMAGES ...

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12/16/13
NASCAR taps former GM exec as COO

NASCAR CEO Brian France expects the company’s new chief operating officer, Brent Dewar, to accelerate the sport’s efforts to attract new fans and boost its push to get the sanctioning body, teams and tracks working together on initiatives that improve the sport. ...

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12/16/13
Finalists also winners on balance sheet

Major League Soccer remains in search of profitability leaguewide, but MLS Cup champion Sporting Kansas City and finalist Real Salt Lake were both in the black in 2013. “We will show a net profit this year,” said Real Salt Lake owner ...

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12/16/13
‘League of Denial’ sales lag

“League of Denial: The NFL, Concussions and the Battle for Truth,” the heavily hyped book on the NFL’s response to concussions, has dominated conversations since its early October release. What it has not done is dominate book sales. ...

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12/09/13
CMO Walker leaving WTA Tour

The WTA Tour’s chief marketing officer and its chief spokesman are departing the circuit by the end of the year. Andrew Walker, 42, a decade-long veteran of the WTA, will leave his CMO post Dec. 31 and is examining career opportunities. “Since joining the WTA in 2003, Andrew has pla ...

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12/02/13
Accessibility key in NASCAR.com changes

Less than a year after debuting a new, graphics-rich website that veers sharply from industry norms, NASCAR this winter will revamp portions of it to boost engagement. Changes will make content easier to get to for NASCAR.com user ...

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11/25/13
Under Armour will outfit NLL

Under Armour has enjoyed a strong presence in youth lacrosse for years, and now the apparel and shoe brand is moving into the pro game. The National Lacrosse League has struck a three-year deal that will make Under Armour the league’s official apparel, footwear and equipment provider. Under ...

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