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Volume 26 No. 5

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Volume 25 No. 124

MLS Commissioner Says St. Louis Close To Securing Expansion Team

Don Garber yesterday met with local execs, saying the show of support for a possible St. Louis MLS team is "fantastic and remarkable."

Food For Thought: Uber Eats Named NCAA's Official Delivery Company

Uber Eats, which delivers food through its roster of drivers, joins a teams of 17 corporate champions and sponsors.

ACC Network's Deal With DirecTV Seen As Crucial For ESPN

ACC Commissioner John Swofford said, "The early distribution negotiation and deals have gone very, very well and that's extremely encouraging."

Westbrook Calls For NBA To Step In On Abusive Fans After Jazz Incident

Russell Westbrook said that the NBA and its arenas "need to do more to curtail fan abuse thrown in the direction of players."

Yum! Brands Negotiating Louisville Arena Naming Rights Extension

The current 10-year, $13.5M contract Yum! Brands signed in '10 was the "product of more than five years of on-again, off-again conversations."

NCAA Forming Group To Address Sports Betting Integrity

Having the NCAA, certain conferences, and single schools "addressing sports betting represents a seismic shift from where college sports were 20 years ago."

ESPN Keeps It Simple In Debut Of "Daily Wager" Gambling Show

Fantasy basketball writer Andre Snellings had an entire segment "dedicated to the night’s NBA prop bets and daily fantasy picks."