Featured Story

Faces and Places

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 09 / 26 / 16

Off the track, on the course At the Wyndham Championship last month: Piedmont Triad Charitable Foundation board Chairman Bobby Long, PGA Tour golfer Jason Gore, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kevin Harvick and Wyndham Worldwi...

Read More

Tags: People and Pop Culture

More Stories

11/03/14
The Sit-Down: Anita Elberse

T he notion is that companies, content producers in the world of entertainment, record labels, film studios, television networks and many sport producing companies live and die by what I call the blockbuster strategy . They are willingly taking bets — big bets — on what th ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

11/03/14
Faces and Places

NBA’s big opening in NYC Turner Sports tipped off NBA Opening Night on Oct. 28 with a live broadcast and daylong fan event from Times Square: Shaquille O’Neal, the NBA’s Pam El, Ernie Johnson, the NBA’s ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

11/03/14
Swangard to leave Oregon’s Warsaw Center

Warsaw Sports Marketing Center head Paul Swangard will step down from the job he has held for 14 years when his contract expires at the end of the academic year. Swangard told students of his decision at an event before the Oregon-Stanford football game on Saturday and sent an email to alumni Sat ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

10/27/14
People: Executive transactions

Baseball The Class AAA International League’s Indianapolis Indians promoted Randy Lewandowski to general manager. Basketball EKLUND The Atlanta Dream hired Ryan Eklund as di ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

10/27/14
Plugged In: Steve Mona

Steve Mona has done just about everything imaginable in golf, from organizing tournaments to running halls of fame. In 2008, he became CEO of the World Golf Foundation. In that role, besides presiding over the World Golf Hall of Fame in St. Augustine, Fla., Mona is organizing an effort by golf&rsqu ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

10/27/14
What I Like: Matt Rapp

PROFESSIONAL What I Like … With the PGA Tour schedule underway, Rapp is planning for May’s Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass. Photo by: JENNIFER PEREZ / PGA TOUR ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

10/27/14
Faces and Places

Women’s Sports Foundation salutes winners Hockey player Angela Ruggiero, Women’s Sports Foundation founder Billie Jean King and CEO Deborah Slaner Larkin attend the Women’s Sports Foundation’s 35th annu ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

10/20/14
Plugged In: Bill Greathouse

Bill Greathouse has spent 35 years in sports concessions, and over the years he’s become one of the best operators in the business. As senior vice president of sports for Centerplate, he’s the one who introduced garlic fries and the grilled crab sandwich to Bay Area sports fans at AT&am ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

10/20/14
People: Executive transactions

Baseball The Class A Midwest League’s Wisconsin Timber Rattlers named Kim Chonos assistant manager for banquets and events, Jake Hansel graphic designer and Jacob Jirschele entertainment coordinator. The Atlanta Braves named Gordon Blakeley special assistant to the general m ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

10/20/14
The Sit-Down: Michele Roberts

I have been a basketball fan for a long time, but I came here in a different way. I’ve never played basketball; in fact, I cannot play basketball. But I have known African-American and Hispanic young men that wanted to very much be a part of this world, including my two older brothers ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug