Friday, April 19, 2019
MLS Expanding To 30 Teams With St. Louis, Sacramento As Frontrunners
Franchise owners voted to increase the expansion fee from $150M to $200M for the next three clubs.
KeyArena Costs To Exceed $900M, Opening Date Pushed Back
Tod Leiweke indicated that developers won't cut back on upgrades "that have sent costs soaring" for venue.
Jaguars Look To Upgrade Stadium; Move Ahead With Lot J Development
The Jags are one of two NFL teams since '95 not to build a new stadium or have at least $300M in renovations.
Dundon Ownership, Playoff Push Equal Big Gains For Hurricanes
Attendance at PNC Arena this season was up 12% year over year, while season-ticket renewals already are at 91%.
Sources: LSU Secured Interest From Woodward Before Offering AD Role
Joe Alleva's removal as AD had "little to do" with the Will Wade controversy, as many felt he had "lost the confidence of much of LSU's core support base."
Clippers Look To Make Strides In L.A. Market Amid Lakers' Issues
Execs know they can't "flip longtime Lakers fans that were raised on championships but they want the next generation of fans to narrow the gap."
Nike Aiming To Boost U.S. Sales By Investing More In Women's Business
Company's women's lines represent less than 25% of its total sales, but overall U.S. women's market is "much larger than men's."