The NBA today formally announced that the Knicks and Nets will co-host the '15 All-Star Weekend in N.Y. (ESPNNY.com, 9/25).
ESPN earned a 1.6 overnight rating for “The Book Of Manning” last night, the latest “SEC Storied” documentary based around former NFLer Archie Manning and his family. New Orleans topped all markets with a 6.5 local rating (ESPN).
Monumental Sports & Entertainment today announced the addition of a free mobile ticketing option for all events at Verizon Center and the Patriot Center starting with the '13-14 season (MSE).
The statue of Michael Jackson outside the stadium of EPL club Fulham was "hauled down" today on the orders of team Owner Shahid Khan (AP, 9/25).
Lakers G Kobe Bryant today was presented with a Dubai Multi Commodities Centre Free Zone business license from DMCC Exec Chair Ahmed Bin Sulayem. The license will let Bryant operate a business from Dubai with complete ownership and no corporate tax (DMCC).
New Balance today announced a multiyear sponsorship with the IAAF Gold Label Maratona di Roma. The company will serve as the official athletic footwear and apparel sponsor starting with next year's race (New Balance).
CBS' Scott Pelley today was announced as the host of the National Football Foundation Leadership HOF induction of Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones on Oct. 3 at the Omni Dallas Hotel (NFF).
MLB has released a video in honor of Yankees P Mariano Rivera, who is retiring after this season. The video created by barrettSF uses video from his MLB debut and also is available in Spanish (MLB).