Thursday, March 15, 2018
John Skipper Opens Up On Cocaine Use, Exit From ESPN
Skipper said it was his decision to resign because it was "clear to me" that he put Disney Chair & CEO Bob Iger in an "untenable position."
Lowe’s Departure From Hendrick Is Sizable Loss For NASCAR
The departure of Lowe’s marks another loss of a major B2C brand in NASCAR, joining the likes of Target and Dollar General.
Activision Blizzard Launches Esports Division With Three Hires
Each of the new Blizzard execs will play a part in efforts to sell expansion franchise slots in Overwatch League.
MiLB's Pace-Of-Play Efforts Could Also Save Money For Teams
MiLB will use the first 15 days of the season as a "grace period" for the new pace-of-play rules.
Fox Switches Up Ad Game For USGA Events As Part Of Rolex Deal
Rolex will have an on-screen logo during various on-air features, such as videos highlighting past champions, venues, and other content.
Phoenix Rising, Looking Toward An MLS Future, Unveils Venue Plans
The proposed $250M venue would be on a 15.8-acre site in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community bordering Tempe and Scottsdale.
Buzz Around Yankees Leads To Huge Spring Training Ratings On YES
Yankees games are averaging a 1.5 local rating on YES, and each of the last five games has been the day's "highest-rated sports event" in the N.Y. market.