Wednesday, June 26, 2019
ESPN's Bob Ley To Retire After Nearly 40 Years At The Network
Ley was the "most established and trusted voice" at ESPN and "widely recognized as the journalistic conscience of the network."
Rays Owner Gives Limited Details On How Montreal Plan Would Work
Stuart Sternberg said he is not planning to sell the Rays as part of plan, but that he would take on some Montreal investors as minority partners.
FIFA Chided For Lack Of Marketing Around Women's World Cup
There are "few billboards, signs, banners or pretty much anything else touting the event" in Paris, and fan festivals are "minimal."
Raiders Tap AEG Facilities To Operate Las Vegas Stadium
The stadium likely will be able to host "concerts and other special events or tours" due to AEG Facilities' relationship with other venues.
BMW Ending Title Sponsorship Of Chicago-Area FedExCup Event
PGA Tour execs are "not expected to struggle in finding a replacement" given the event's location and "guaranteed star-studded field."
California Fair Pay Bill Moves On Despite NCAA's Request To Postpone
While the bill would "not allow schools to directly pay athletes, athletes would be able to receive compensation from outside sources."
Three Presidential Candidates Criticizing Sinclair's RSN Acquisition
The three U.S. Senators want to know by July 8 whether Disney or Sinclair have "applied with the Justice Department and the FCC for the approval of the transfer."