Friday, October 4, 2019
SI Cuts Large Portion Of Staff As New Operator Takes Control
The layoffs, which impacted upwards of half of SI's staff, could "decimate what was once the standard-bearer of American sports journalism."
NBA Considering Launching 12-Team League In India In Five Years
The venture would come from the "same vision as the upcoming NBA-run Basketball Africa League that begins play in 2020."
DC United Cuts Ties With FloSports After Less Than One Year
The club will air Saturday's regular-season finale against FC Cincinnati "on its website at no charge."
Ballmer Confident In Clippers' Arena Plans Despite MSG's Opposition
Supporters of the arena believe construction must begin by the middle of '21 for it to open on time for the '24-25 NBA season.
Ally Extends Hendrick Motorsports Deal Through '23 NASCAR Season
The extension through '23 almost assures Jimmie Johnson will retire as an Ally-sponsored driver.
Fiserv Forum Getting Limited Upgrades To Enhance Aesthetics
New digital ticket scanners will allow arena staff to be faster, reduce errors and track in real time all the customers coming and going into the arena.
Adidas Helps Get Snoop Dogg To Kansas' Annual Hoops Party
The rapper's appearance fee is coming out of a pool of "Marketing Fund" money set aside by both Adidas, Kansas.