Friday, October 25, 2019
Astros Admit Fault In Handling Of Controversy After Firing Taubman
MLB can suspend other Astros employees despite Brandon Taubman being fired, and this will "serve as a good test" for Commissioner Rob Manfred.
Rockets Owner "Never Considered Firing Or Punishing" Daryl Morey
Tilman Fertitta "declined to answer" whether he "wished he had handled anything differently since Morey's post."
Louisville Settles With Papa John's Founder, Freeing Up Naming Rights
While the naming-rights deal with John Schnatter had 23 years left, the next deal likely will last "closer to 10 years."
NHL Sees Plenty Of Sponsors Activating Around Heritage Classic
Tim Hortons again will title sponsor the event, while new partners like Esso and Safeway are getting into the mix.
World Series Averaging 12.1 Million Viewers Through Two Games
The 11.9 million viewers for Game 2 is the lowest figure for any World Series game since Giants-Royals Game 4 in ’14.
Sources: DAZN Seeks $500M To Further Expansion Efforts
The subscription service launched in Germany and Japan in '16, and entered the U.S. market in '18.
Mark Cuban: Owning U.S. Pro Esports Team Is "Awful Business"
Cuban said a lot of people who "bought into teams, not the esports themselves, had no idea how bad a business it was."