Monday, August 13, 2018
NASCAR — Who will lead the way?
NASCAR insiders believe the indefinite leave of absence by NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France could lead to the long-term leadership changes they have been calling for.
Athletes v. NCAA
Landmark case challenging the NCAA’s limits on athletic scholarships and benefits paid to student athletes has the potential to drastically change how college sports operates.
Bevacqua takes time to reflect
Pete Bevacqua spent six years as PGA of America CEO before leaving this week to become president of NBC Sports Group. During last week’s PGA Championship at Bellerive Country Club, Bevacqua discussed his tenure and his upcoming move to NBC.
Almost half of NGBs limited by lack of revenue
Nearly half the national governing bodies that run U.S. Olympic sports chronically struggle to generate enough revenue to field competitive teams and grow their sports, according to a report commissioned by the U.S. Olympic Committee.
U.S. Open rolling out extended Fan Week
Starting Aug. 21, the Open will stage six days of free events in Manhattan and on site in Queens. The USTA anticipates 1 million fans in total will engage with an Open-related activity during the 20 days.