Friday, May 24, 2019
WNBA Begins Season Hopeful Of Finding Sustainable Business Model
The NBA has been "patient in funding the WNBA," but at some point, team owners "might put the bottom line ahead of sentiment."
Suns Shoot Down Report Of Owner Sarver's Possible Franchise Sale
The news first came up during a radio interview about an "impending sale" of the Coyotes by Owner Andrew Barroway.
NBC Ready To Impress With Net's First Indianapolis 500 Broadcast
NBC for Sunday's race is "arming itself with more than 140 cameras, a crew of near 400, a 14-person broadcast team, a helicopter, a blimp and a whole lot of star power."
Tim Anderson Champions Changing Baseball In New Adidas TV Ad
Anderson concludes the 60-second spot by saying, “The game’s boring. Watch me change it."
ESPN Wants Younger Audience, Pushing For More ESPN+ Content
Jimmy Pitaro says the company is still interested in "continuing to acquire live rights" for both traditional platforms and ESPN+.
Robert Kraft Looking More Likely To Avoid NFL Discipline
Some owners still believe the NFL "should be compelled to do something" against Kraft, but that is "not nearly the prevailing thought it once was."
Wild Hire Hockey HOFer Mike Modano To Front Office Role
Modano officially will start with the Wild on Sept. 1, though he "plans to be somewhat involved in the months leading up to that point."