Monday, June 8, 2020
Action, not words
With social protests echoing across the country, the sports world faces a new critical ultimatum: Put up.
History on Kaepernick causes critics to doubt NFL response
In the wake of nationwide protests against police brutality, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and leaders of nearly every NFL team issued statements.
Expansion: Team building exercise
The pandemic has brought a special set of challenges to the five teams scheduled to join a major sports league in the next two years.
Soda scene: Coca-Cola out as MLB national sponsor
Coke did not renew its national MLB sponsorship rights, more because of budgetary concerns than anything else, a source familiar with Coke’s marketing tells us.
The future look of food & beverage
When fans finally can return to sports venues, they will find a menu of changes in how they buy their game-day favorites.
Place your bets: Who will be the next head of Sinclair’s RSNs?
The hottest job opening in sports media is the one overseeing the Fox Sports-branded regional sports networks for Sinclair. Jeff Krolik retires from that position on Aug. 30.
Multiple roles put Penn AD Grace Calhoun at the center of national decisions
The NCAA group she spearheads, the Division I Council, began 2020 expecting to tackle two contentious topics in college athletics — athlete compensation and transfer rules.
Len Brown: Golf’s legal eagle
In a varied career spent chasing his dreams, Len Brown has been a stockbroker, a sports agent and a lawyer and is now one of the top executives at the PGA Tour.