Monday, March 4, 2019
Robert Kraft the latest team owner whose behavior has tarnished the NFL
NFL talks incessantly about protecting the shield — the image and brand of the sport — and is foremost worried about its reputation. Controversies surrounding players are nothing new, but the reputational risk has increasingly come from misbehaving owners.
LA28-USOC joint venture snags Nike as first partner
Los Angeles 2028 is finalizing a blockbuster deal to make Nike a sponsor of the 2028 Olympics and Team USA.
MLS promotes two veteran executives, solidifies its leadership ranks
Following MLS Commissioner Don Garber signing a five-year contract extension last month, the league is also undergoing a slight reorganization of its most senior executives.
Champions 2019: ‘She never let off the gas’
As a Division I athletic director for nearly 30 years, Debbie Yow stared down critics, turned around programs and blazed a path for women in college administration.
Knowledge game: Players associations bolstering education assistance
The NFLPA and NBPA have ramped up the infrastructure behind their career development departments in recent years, adding funding for educational programs for both active and retired players to their most recent collective-bargaining agreements.
Music to their ears
Music festival growth has many sports venues expecting a solid year ahead for concerts.