Thursday, July 12, 2018
USOC Names USGA's Sarah Hirshland As New CEO
Hirshland takes over for acting CEO Susanne Lyons, who had held the position since Scott Blackmun resigned abruptly in February.
MLB Indefinitely Suspends Papa John's "Papa Slam" Promotion
Many MLB teams have their "own promotions with Papa John's," but those types of deals are "unaffected by MLB's decision."
Sternberg Says Rays' Share Of New Ballpark Cost Will Exceed $150M
Tampa mayor calls Rays' financial commitment a "step," but says more is needed from the team.
Billionaire Investor Mansueto Buying 49% Ownership Stake In Fire
Mansueto's investment in the club is a "vote of confidence for the team and the future" of MLS.
Mookie Betts Suggests Alternative Event To Replace Home Run Derby
Red Sox All-Star thinks running, throwing events could be suitable alternatives.
UConn Hoping To Re-Energize Fan Base After Several Poor Years
Attendance issues in two of the school's revenue-generating sports "can be crippling" for the athletic department.
Disney-Activision Deal Will Put Overwatch League On ESPN, ABC
Esports sources said they believe the ESPN exposure generated by the deal will be as important as any cash.