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Volume 22 No. 31

Monday, April 29, 2019

Volume 22 No. 4

Horse racing: Survival at stake

It’s a mystery. That’s how stakeholders describe what has led to a rash of recent horse deaths at Santa Anita Park. Determining why may be the key to saving the sport.

Tobacco companies are back in racing

Once banished from motorsports, some major tobacco companies — promoting smoking alternatives — have quietly re-emerged as sponsors in recent months.

NBA local ratings dip

Huge drops in two of the NBA’s three biggest television markets contributed to an overall 4 percent decline in the league’s local ratings this season.

Sabres see spike in NHL local ratings

Despite missing the playoffs for the eighth straight season, the Buffalo Sabres are back on top of the NHL’s local TV ratings chart.

Legends taking swing at memorabilia with possible Steiner Sports acquisition

Legends is close to acquiring Steiner Sports from Omnicom Group, which itself acquired the seminal sports collectibles company in 2000 for $25 million.

Las Vegas Ballpark: Desert Dandy

In the Las Vegas market, it’s all about big and bold. The Aviators answer the call with a $150 million ballpark that raises the stakes in the minors.

Dundon not liable for AAF’s debts as creditors start to line up

Tom Dundon, who took over the football league in February only to shut it down less than two months later, does not appear immediately liable for the league’s debts.