Featured Story

Orlando City SC out to defy expectations

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 03 / 02 / 15

Inside the Orlando City SC offices, where painted murals adorn many of the walls, one phrase stands out among the rest: Defy expectations. It’s a motto that Orlando City SC founder and President Phil Rawlins has worked to ingrain in the team since he bought the city’s rights to a USL ...

Read More

Tags: In-Depth, Leagues and Governing Bodies

More Stories

07/14/03
Free the Expos from MLB control

Major League Baseball must force out one of its team owners. That owner is Major League Baseball. For two years MLB has run the Expos, a team it took over because baseball owners wanted to clear up the mess in Montreal and couldn't use contraction to do it. The idea was to run the ...

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Baseball, Boston Red Sox, MLB, New York Yankees, Opinion

07/14/03
O'Neil: ‘Baseball is great today’

B aseball's All-Star break arrives with the usual accompaniment of hand-wringing and angst over its present dilemmas. Today's plagues include two years of declining attendance, the absence of both rookie sensation Dontrelle Willis and grizzled 300-game winner Roger Clemens from th ...

Tags: Opinion

07/14/03
All-Star performance by Selig

J uly should be a joyous month for Major League Baseball. It does not have to share the national spotlight with any of its other professional brethren. However, the celebration of Independence Day now marks the beginning of Bud Selig hunting season, where the experts tend to shoot ...

Tags: Baseball, Fox, MLB, NFL, Opinion

07/07/03
Work for a settlement, not for a showdown

NHL teams, agents and others with a financial investment in hockey are having problems finding insurance to cover their looming labor battle. It's an absence we've seen before. Insurance to cover losses from sports work stoppages has been scarce, if not nonexistent, for 22 years, sinc ...

Tags: Baseball, Basketball, Football, Hockey, MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, Opinion

07/07/03
Fallout from ACC realignment

H ow quickly some college athletics administrators forget. Remember the 2001 Knight Commission report on the state of college athletics? The report was developed and signed by a number of august representatives of the college sports constituencies. The commission convened universit ...

Tags: Colleges, NCAA, Opinion

07/07/03
Yankees short on show biz

I try to avoid writing about the New York Yankees because ... well, frankly, it's hard to be impartial. I'm an unrepentant Yankees fan and have been since the early '50s when there were three teams in New York and one's identity in school yards and playgrounds was tied to passion for o ...

Tags: Baseball, New York Yankees, Opinion

06/30/03
Nextel, NASCAR deal examined

The marriage of NASCAR and Nextel has great potential, but also great challenges for both parties. The deal was announced with considerable fanfare on the media stage of New York City with stock car racing's two best-known drivers on hand. Nextel will spend $750 million over 10 years to p ...

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Football, Motorsports, NASCAR, New England Patriots, Nextel, Opinion

06/30/03
4 errors to avoid in your sports PR drive

W hat often follows the conclusion of a sports sponsorship campaign? The client complaining about the publicity results. Fortunately, it doesn't have to be that way. If public relations practitioners master a few simple principles in sports-related campaigns, they can avoid some co ...

Tags: Baseball, Basketball, Gillette, Hockey, Horse Racing, MLB, NBA, NHL, Olympics, Opinion

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug