Monday, March 18, 2019
Sports Business Awards: The Nominees Are …
We are pleased to present the nominees for the 12th annual Sports Business Awards, which recognize excellence over the past year.
Champions 2019: Buffy Filippell
With an irrepressible drive and a laugh like no other, Buffy Filippell has spent a lifetime shattering stereotypes and helping seed the executive ranks of the sports industry.
Banks line up as Oak View Group, Seattle NHL team borrow record amount
Debt to finance the Seattle expansion team and the renovations of the former KeyArena has totaled $825 million after a pair of loans led by SunTrust Bank recently closed.
MLS strikes deal with MGM
The league signed a four-year partnership with MGM Resorts International to be their first official sports betting partner. The deal, which does not provide exclusivity, will give MGM access to enhanced MLS data for fans and sports betting customers.
F1 adds some marketing muscle for new season
Formula One is pouring more money into marketing this year as owner Liberty Media continues to increase its investment in the sport.
Makeover in Miami
The Marlins are undergoing yet another makeover, but the plan that Chip Bowers, Derek Jeter and Adam Jones have put in place is already starting to turn the franchise around.
No Fear: Rachel Nichols
Nichols has built a reputation for asking the tough questions. Follow her path to ESPN’s ‘The Jump’ and her unrelenting approach to the job.