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Volume 25 No. 216

Friday, June 28, 2019

Volume 25 No. 201

MLB Hoping Successful London Series Leads To More Int'l Interest

Rob Manfred believes the best way to grow MLB in areas where baseball isn't played is to play live regular-season games there.

California Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Legalize Sports Betting

The proposal "drew a chilly response" from the California Nations Indian Gaming Association, which represents many tribal casinos.

UConn Athletics Energized With Move Back To Big East Made Official

The "biggest beneficiary" is men’s basketball, which "rose to national prominence as a member of the original Big East and played like a fish out of water" in the AAC.

A-B InBev Sees Opportunity To Become Esports' "Official Beer"

The brewer intends to use the phrase mainly for digital advertising as well as potentially for retail purposes.

Auburn AD Defends Decision To Cut Department Budget By 10%

Allen Greene believes the scale-back will "free up money to help fund projects that recently were put on hold."

Blue Jays On Pace For Historically Bad Attendance In '19

One example of the Blue Jays' issues: the team resorted to a flash sale to sell discounted tickets to what normally is a virtual sellout on Canada Day.

NWSL Hopes World Cup Drives More Interest To League, Teams

One player is calling on U.S. Soccer to help more from a marketing perspective than it did after the '15 World Cup.