Monday, August 27, 2018
National Tennis Center transformation: Vision to reality
Ten years in the making, the $600 million renovation of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center is complete. Three men who were instrumental in the vision, design and execution of the project share their thoughts on the evolution of the work, the wider impact on tennis, and what the future holds.
Open era, bumpy history
The U.S. Open celebrates its 50th anniversary this fortnight, recognizing the term “open,” a word taken for granted in sports today, but which revolutionized tennis in 1968. The dawn of open tennis is a seldom-told but important development in sports labor history.
Legends nears deal to handle sales for LA28
Los Angeles 2028 is finalizing a deal to name Legends as its sponsorship sales agency to help pursue $2.5 billion in domestic sponsorship revenue for the first American Olympics in a generation, sources said.
Vision for ‘The Match’
It wasn’t until WarnerMedia completed its rights negotiation to carry the Tiger Woods-Phil Mickelson Thanksgiving weekend showdown that the industry finally got a much-anticipated glimpse at how negotiations with newly merged AT&T and Time Warner will look.
New approach pays off with MLB schedule
Under the guidance of Chris Marinak, MLB executive vice president for strategy, technology and innovation, the 2019 schedule was created after a nearly yearlong process in which each club president was interviewed at length.