Thursday, November 1, 2018
Caesars Becomes Founding Partner Of Raiders' Las Vegas Stadium
As a founding partner, Caesars will "host a branded stadium entrance and drop-off zone, digital signage, media, radio and print assets.”
Calgary's '26 Winter Games Bid Narrowly Survives City Council Vote
The vote "raised new questions about whether the three levels of government have committed enough public money to pay for the Games."
Russell Wolff Taking ESPN+ Reins; International Role Not Being Filled
In his new role, Wolff will collaborate on the management and commercialization of ESPN’s digital products.
Maryland Fires Durkin After Public Backlash; Could AD Evans Be Next?
Maryland President Wallace Loh’s move "leaves the regents with a decision to make” about whether they should keep him.
CareerBuilder Out As Title Sponsor Of California Desert PGA Tour Event
CareerBuilder is "still contractually obligated to fund" the '19 tournament, meaning the event will still have a $5.9M purse.
Mets Retain Minaya As Top Adviser To GM; Unsure On Ricco, Ricciardi
While Omar Minaya's "shortcomings as the Mets' GM were well-documented, it's quite possible that he'll do well in a supporting role.”
Halftime Report: NFL Viewership Still Up Slightly Through Week 8
NBC, CBS, ESPN and NFL Network are seeing gains to date, while Fox is lower for both Sundays and Thursday nights.