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  • Terps' President Recommends Stadium Name Change
    University of Maryland president Wallace Loh is recommending to the state system's board of regents that it change the name of Byrd Stadium, the home for Terps football since 1950, according to Alex Kirshner writing for SB Nation.
    - 8 Dec 15, 10:39am -
  • Colleges Increase Security Measures at Sports Venues
    Following recent shootings in U.S. and terrorist attacks in Paris, some colleges and universities are adopting stricter security policies for sporting events, according to Jake New writing in Inside Higher Ed.
    - 8 Dec 15, 10:27am -
  • STP's Weiland was Huge N.D. Fan
    The late Scott Weiland was a die-hard Notre Dame football fan, according to Chuck Schilken in the LA Times.
    - 4 Dec 15, 3:42pm -
  • Purdue Fires a Champion of Athletes’ Rights
    The evidence suggests the firing of Purdue assistant football coach John Shoop had surprisingly little to do with the Boilermakers’ offense, or football at all, according to Joe Nocera in The New York Times.
    - 4 Dec 15, 3:31pm -
  • More Bowls than Corn Puffs to Fill Them
    Kansas State could lose Saturday’s game and still be eligible for a postseason bowl game, even with a losing record. So could a half-dozen other teams according to Jake New in Inside Higher Ed.
    - 4 Dec 15, 3:24pm -
  • College Sports Business News Vol. 71 December 2015

    - 4 Dec 15, 3:16pm -
  • Virginia Law Limits Student Fees for Athletics
    A new Virginia law that is set to take effect next year provides public institutions with five years to limit the amount of student fees funding athletics and the action to pull the throttle back on escalating expenditures is likely overdue according…
    - 3 Dec 15, 8:48am -
  • Big Bucks in Bonuses
    Success for football coaches translates into big bonus opportunities particularly the further the respective teams move forward in the bowl and playoff season according to Steve Berkowitz of USA Today.
    - 3 Dec 15, 8:37am -
  • Value of Proliferation of Bowls Questioned
    The growing number of bowl games and their reliance on the inclusion of teams with losing records is examined by Dan Bernstein of CBSChicago.com.
    - 3 Dec 15, 8:32am -
  • Troy University Inks Adidas Deal
    Troy University has struck a five year deal with Adidas that is worth $110,000 annually in free and discounted merchandise according to article by Casey Toner of AL.com who provides the specific details on the contract.
    - 3 Dec 15, 8:27am -

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    • Lapasset promises fight to get sport clean

      Lapasset promises fight to get sport clean

      Bernard Lapasset has promised SportAccord members that he will help safeguard their sports from the threat of match-fixing, corruption and doping should he be elected president at the end of the month.…
      - 14 May 13, 7:41am -
    • WADA drafts new anti-doping code

      WADA drafts new anti-doping code

      The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) met over the weekend to draft a new global policy that will see suspensions doubled for serious cases of doping.
      - 13 May 13, 9:45am -
    • Southampton chairman Nicola Cortese contemplating exit

      Southampton chairman Nicola Cortese contemplating exit

      Nicola Cortese is considering his future at English Premier League side Southampton, due to management differences with the club’s trust, Liebherr, according to the BBC.
      - 13 May 13, 9:44am -
    • Amateur Boxing Scotland calls emergency meeting

      Amateur Boxing Scotland calls emergency meeting

      Amateur Boxing Scotland (ABS) has called for an emergency meeting with the British Amateur Boxing Association (BABA) to demand its chairman Derek Mapp be replaced.
      - 13 May 13, 9:44am -
    • Russia go visa-free for major sporting events

      Russia go visa-free for major sporting events

      Russia has signed a decree to come into immediate effect to waive visa requirements for all athletes and sporting officials ahead of its major sporting events line up.
      - 13 May 13, 9:44am -
    • Seara gives away football sponsorship deal

      Seara gives away football sponsorship deal

      International food brand Seara has released a competition for five football clubs in the UK and Ireland to win a sponsorship package.
      - 13 May 13, 9:43am -
    • Strong finances key to SportAccord future - Vizer

      Strong finances key to SportAccord future - Vizer

      Presidential candidate Marius Vizer has promised a secure financial future and an increased number of revenue streams for SportAccord and its members should he be elected at the end of the month.…
      - 13 May 13, 8:19am -
    • ICC “has seen no evidence” for election vote fixing

      ICC “has seen no evidence” for election vote fixing

      The International Cricket Council (ICC) has denied any wrongdoing following allegations of vote fixing during ICC committee elections, and is now considering referring the case to an ethics officer.…
      - 13 May 13, 6:26am -
    • Fuller asks Swiss not to support McQuaid

      Fuller asks Swiss not to support McQuaid

      Jaimie Fuller, chairman of global sports clothing company SKINS, has urged the Swiss Cycling Federation to not support current International Cycling Union (UCI) president Pat McQuaid in re-elections.…
      - 13 May 13, 6:14am -
    • Doha will “learn lessons” for 2019 IAAF World Championships

      Doha will “learn lessons” for 2019 IAAF World Championships

      Doha bid organisers for the 2019 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships said it will learn lessons from London’s 2017 successful bid – an event the Qataris lost out to.…
      - 13 May 13, 6:11am -

    SportsBusiness Daily

    • newQuick Hits....
      "We thought we had a deal for next year, but our dancing partner decided they were going to go a different route. It's really not a financial deal. It's more a logistics deal" – Rockies Owner Dick Monfort , on efforts to bring an MLB exhibition ga…
      - 17 hours ago, 27 Jul 17, 11:53am -
    • newToday's Events....
      Phillies C Cameron Rupp will host Ruppapalooza at Morgan's Pier. The event will feature Rupp and his teammates as bartenders and dogs from the Pennsylvania SPCA will be available for on-site adoption.
      - 17 hours ago, 27 Jul 17, 11:53am -
    • newSpeed Reads....
      ESPN is launching a new monthly television program featuring reporter Marty Smith . "Marty Smith's America" will debut Wednesday, Aug. 2 at 7:00pm ET on ESPN2. The one-hour program will feature Smith interviewing and spending time with four sports n…
      - 17 hours ago, 27 Jul 17, 11:52am -
    • newTake Part In SBD/SBJ's Game Changers Survey
      On Sept. 14, SportsBusiness Journal/Daily will hold its fifth annual Game Changers conference, where we will explore the multiple ways in which women intersect with sports. That week, we are planning to unveil exclusive new research on gender hiring…
      - 17 hours ago, 27 Jul 17, 11:44am -
    • newBud Selig Talks Tenure As Commish Ahead Of Baseball HOF Induction
      MLB Commissioner Emeritus Bud Selig will be inducted into the Baseball HOF this weekend, and today on ESPN, he discussed his tenure, saying, "Those 23 years are the years of the greatest change in baseball. ... I'm very proud of what we did. The ec…
      - 17 hours ago, 27 Jul 17, 11:39am -
    • newAsset Fund Z Capital Partners To Acquire Daily Racing Form
      Z Capital Partners has agreed to buy Daily Racing Form in a "bet on the future of online sports wagers." The daily horse-racing publication has "grown to include a digital data offering and a place for horse aficionados to place online bets on races…
      - 18 hours ago, 27 Jul 17, 11:21am -
    • newPatriots Training Camp Begins With Overflow Crowd Near 15,000
      The first day of Patriots training camp in Foxboro was met with "overflowing crowds that might have approached 15,000, which forced officials to open the Gillette Stadium ramps overlooking the practice field." Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski ...
      - 18 hours ago, 27 Jul 17, 11:10am -
    • newFox Sticking With Same Booth For '18 NASCAR Cup Series Season
      Fox Sports will bring back the same booth to call Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races in '18, the network told THE DAILY . Fox had given no specific indication that it was changing its lineup, but sources said the net was initially interested…
      - 18 hours ago, 27 Jul 17, 11:02am -
    • newNebraska, Adidas Unveil Alternate Unis Inspired By '97 Football Team
      The Univ. of Nebraska and Adidas today unveiled a new alternate football uniform to be be worn first for the Oct. 7 home game against Wisconsin. The "Husker '97" look is inspired by the school's '97 undefeated team. It features white...
      - 18 hours ago, 27 Jul 17, 11:00am -
    • newAdidas To Sell CCM Hockey, Narrowing Focus To Core Brands
      Adidas has agreed to sell its CCM ice hockey brand to private equity firm Birch Hill Equity Partners for $110M as it "focuses more strongly on its core Adidas and Reebok brands." Adidas "has shaken up its business" in the U.S. and "shed non-core bu…
      - 18 hours ago, 27 Jul 17, 10:55am -

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    • Sixers Trust the Innovation Process

      Sixers Trust the Innovation Process

      Yesterday, the Sixers opened their doors to an 8,000 square-foot space at their new Philadelphia 76ers Training Complex in Camden, New Jersey. These doors are opened thanks in large part to City of Camden Mayor Dana Redd who believes that, “great e…
      - 8 days ago, 20 Jul 17, 9:51am -
    • Infographic Friday: Premier League Illegal Streaming

      Infographic Friday: Premier League Illegal Streaming

      It’s time for another edition of Infographic Friday. Today’s content comes to us from Statista who shared this chart on the use of illegal stream by Premier League fans.
      - 14 days ago, 14 Jul 17, 2:46pm -
    • Cash Considerations for the Win

      Cash Considerations for the Win

      I know that many of you have already seen the tweets by the Portland Trailblazers welcoming "Cash Considerations" to the team after their trade with the Houston Rockets. But they weren't the only account to get into the mix with this one. Here is all…
      - 29 days ago, 29 Jun 17, 9:13am -
    • Random Idea: Lifetime Education Partner for Professional Leagues

      Random Idea: Lifetime Education Partner for Professional Leagues

      Here's a thought... What if professional leagues each created an official partnership with an online education provider to provide lifetime access to their athletes?
      - 32 days ago, 26 Jun 17, 2:26pm -
    • Sports Business News: Allstate and CONCACAF

      Sports Business News: Allstate and CONCACAF

      Allstate Insurance Company announced a multi-year partnership agreement to become the Official Insurance Sponsor of CONCACAF. The agreement, negotiated by Soccer United Marketing (SUM), also includes a four-year renewal as the Official Home, Auto, Li…
      - 52 days ago, 6 Jun 17, 1:33pm -
    • Merchandise Marketing Mayhem

      Merchandise Marketing Mayhem

      Email marketing is critical when it comes to driving eCommerce, and in sports, that's even more abundantly clear when observing how merchandise marketing for the five main North American league offices is managed. The volume of email I've received in…
      - 88 days ago, 1 May 17, 10:32am -
    • Using Sponsorship to Drive Franchise Growth

      Using Sponsorship to Drive Franchise Growth

      I'm used to getting lots of marketing emails from sports teams on behalf of their partners to get me to buy, subscribe, enter to win, sign-up, purchase, learn, test drive, sample and any of 100 other calls to action, almost always with a B2C (Busines…
      - 17 Apr 17, 10:32am -
    • DisrupTV – Sports Edition

      DisrupTV – Sports Edition

      Today, Friday, April 14, I am appearing on a sports-themed edition of DisrupTV, a weekly web series hosted by R "Ray" Wang and Vala Afshar discussing innovation, technology and much more. Also joining today's episode are Jason Lumsden, Director of IT…
      - 14 Apr 17, 12:43pm -
    • Beyond the Seat: Future of the Ticketing Marketplace

      Beyond the Seat: Future of the Ticketing Marketplace

      I was really excited to participate on a panel at this year's Sloan Sports Analytics Conference discussing the future of the ticket marketplace. We covered a wide range of topics over the course of the hour, including ticket pricing, product mix, cre…
      - 12 Apr 17, 9:45am -
    • Sports Business Recap: USL & ESPN, Hisense & FIFA, USA Rugby & adidas

      Sports Business Recap: USL & ESPN, Hisense & FIFA, USA Rugby & adidas

      Time for another recap of some recent news items from around the world of sports business. This edition features the USL's expanded media deals with ESPN and SiriusXM, Hisense's new World Cup sponsorship deal and USA Rugby's recent partnership with a…
      - 10 Apr 17, 10:22am -

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