Monday, January 21, 2019
New football leagues aim to go deep
Despite different business models, launch dates and franchise cities, the Alliance of American Football and the XFL share a common influence: the NFL.
USOC, NCAA agree to allow schools to promote their Olympic ties
Colleges will be allowed to use a U.S. Olympic team logo to promote their sports under a groundbreaking deal between the NCAA and the U.S. Olympic Committee.
Technology takes center ice at NHL All-Star Weekend
With its All-Star Game back in Silicon Valley next weekend for the first time since 1997, the NHL will be leaning into technology. “We want this to be the tech-savvy All-Star Game,” NHL Chief Content Officer Steve Mayer said.
Longhorns step outside the box for new arena
Texas turns the tables on public-private partnerships, taps into unique arrangement to fund state-of-the-art $338 million arena at no cost to the university.
Lil Wayne’s Young Money signs top NFL draft prospect
Rapper Lil Wayne’s got into the NFL player representation business a little more than a year ago, and now his firm, Young Money APAA, could represent the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s draft — Alabama defensive tackle Quinnen Williams.