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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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05/09/11
Supercross rolls

A compelling, five-rider competition for the Monster Energy Supercross championship lifted the series ratings and attendance in 2011. The season, which finished in Las Vegas over the weekend, was one of the most competitive in series history, and fans responded. Race attendance through 15 events in ...

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05/02/11
NASCAR realigns execs, eyes future

Editor's note: This story is revised from the print edition. NASCAR Chief Executive Brian France believes that sometimes the best way to get the most out of top executives is by lightening their load. That maxim guided him last week as he implemented the largest restructuring undertaken during ...

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05/02/11
Frontier takes off with LPGA

Frontier Airlines is making its first move onto the national sports sponsorship scene by signing an official partnership with the LPGA. The low-fare carrier, based in Denver, has been active with team deals that include the hometown Colorado Rockies, Milwaukee Brewers, Milwaukee Bucks and a handful ...

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05/02/11
IndyCar weighs ways to boost TV money

Editor's note: This story is revised from the print edition. In an effort to boost its television rights revenue, the Izod IndyCar Series is considering adding races to its 2012 schedule that would expand and sweeten the five-race package now held by ABC. The rights agreement for ABC’s package ...

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05/02/11
USA Track & Field narrows CEO list

After a seven-month search for a new CEO, USA Track & Field has narrowed its list of candidates to three finalists and is within weeks of making a decision, said Steve Miller, the chair of the organization’s search committee. Miller declined to name the three finalists for the job. New York Roa ...

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05/02/11
MLS sales center adds classes

Major League Soccer’s National Sales Center is expanding its curriculum to include classes for existing MLS ticket sales representatives and managers. MLS A high percentage of graduating classes like this one from the National Sales Center have found jobs with MLS teams. The cen ...

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05/02/11
New WNBA chief’s goal: Make money

Laurel Richie has no professional sports management background and has never attended a WNBA game, yet the newly appointed WNBA president is charged with bringing to the league what it has yet to accomplish in its 14 years: profitability for all of its teams. ...

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04/25/11
Pollack leaving PBR to launch pro poker league

AP IMAGES Jeffrey Pollack saw his role with PBR as more of a consultant than a full-time executive. Nearly a year after joining Professional Bull Riders as its executive chairman, Jeffrey Pollack has left the organization and stepped down from its board. The former commissioner o ...

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04/18/11
Drama sells for NBA

It began with the frenzy surrounding LeBron James and the onset of the evil empire Miami Heat, continued with midseason drama involving the game’s biggest stars, and ended with the resurgent play of the big market Chicago Bulls and New York Knicks. So compelling was the NBA regular season that it pu ...

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04/18/11
Sponsorship boosts NHL revenue

The NHL saw impressive growth in its overall bottom line for the sixth consecutive year, reaching a record $2.9 billion in revenue this season thanks to healthy corporate sponsorship sales and television ratings. The gain equates to revenue growth of 7.4 percent, which matches the league’s midseason ...

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