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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

    • Sunday Channel Surf....
      Former Cal football players, including former NFLer  Justin Forsett , will appear on ABC's "Shark Tank" at 9:00pm ET to pitch the business they co-founded: active care company ShowerPill.
      - 87 days ago, 28 Jan 18, 8:05am -
    • Quick Hits....
      “USA Gymnastics has an incredible line to walk here with continuing to serve the young people who are competing, coaches, and others who had nothing to do with it, while completely changing from the top down” -- USA Today’s Christine Brennan…
      - 87 days ago, 28 Jan 18, 6:49am -
    • Speed Reads....
      The Braves unveiled their new mascot, Blooper, yesterday during Chop Fest at SunTrust Park. Blooper bears "some semblance to the Phillie Phanatic" ( AJC.com, 1/27 ). LPGA officials shortened the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic to 54 h...
      - 87 days ago, 28 Jan 18, 6:41am -
    • Emmert Responds To Report On NCAA Handling Of MSU Misconduct
      A day after a report "suggested the NCAA could have years ago looked into" sexual misconduct at Michigan State, NCAA President Mark Emmert  on Saturday said that sexual assault allegations against MSU athletes in '10 "were 'widely reported' and alr…
      - 87 days ago, 28 Jan 18, 6:37am -
    • Federer Wins Australian Open For Historic 20th Grand Slam Title
      Roger Federer  today defeated Marin Cilic in five sets in the Australian Open men's final, and with the win "celebrated his 20th Grand Slam title." After going more than four years "without winning a major title leading into last year's Australian…
      - 87 days ago, 28 Jan 18, 6:36am -
    • Mavericks Draw Mixed Reviews In Debut Of City Edition Uniforms
      The Mavericks debuted their City Edition uniforms on Friday against the Trail Blazers in the "first of seven home games in which they will wear the new outfits." Team equipment manager Al Whitley said of the jerseys, "They're kind of like a Taylor…
      - 87 days ago, 28 Jan 18, 6:17am -
    • Pro Bowl Notes: NFL Makes Standing-Room-Only Tickets Available
      The NFL for the second year in a row is "making standing-room-only tickets" available for the Pro Bowl at Camping World Stadium, which begins at 3:00pm ET today. The league announced Friday that "standing-room-only tickets are $20 and available at Pr…
      - 87 days ago, 28 Jan 18, 6:14am -
    • Brewers Fan Fest Filled With Buzz, Excitement After Major Acquisitions
      Amid numerous MLB fan fests this weekend, the Brewers today host the "Brewers On Deck" winter festival at Wisconsin Center following Thursday's  additions of CFs Christian Yelich and Lorenzo Cain . The pair are joining their new teammates for…
      - 87 days ago, 28 Jan 18, 6:14am -
    • Tweet Video Of The Weekend....
      Straight skills. #Rolex24 pic.twitter.com/FixlNMj7tW — Chip Wile (@ChipWile) January 28, 2018
      - 87 days ago, 28 Jan 18, 6:10am -
    • Tweet Pic Of The Weekend....
      Super Bowl menu at Ike’s - Sent to me by photographer Nancy Kuehn pic.twitter.com/3WD3JhrOoJ — Dan DeBaun (@mspbjDeBaun) January 27, 2018
      - 87 days ago, 28 Jan 18, 6:08am -

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    The Business of Sports

    • Sponsorship Assets as Incentives for Data Capture

      Sponsorship Assets as Incentives for Data Capture

      The Brooklyn Nets are running a very interesting promotion with their partner UPS called the UPS Business of the Month. The focus is on small businesses, where by entering the contest, one business each month would have a chance to win several valuab…
      - 33 days ago, 23 Mar 18, 9:46am -
    • Ticketing Analytics: Data and Digital Create a New Order

      Ticketing Analytics: Data and Digital Create a New Order

      I was honored to participate on a panel at this year's Sloan Sports Analytics Conference discussing the world of ticketing data and analytics. We covered a wide range of topics over the course of the hour, including the secondary market, broker conso…
      - 51 days ago, 5 Mar 18, 10:08am -
    • Infographic Sunday: Super Bowl LII on StubHub

      Infographic Sunday: Super Bowl LII on StubHub

      Two days ago, we shared a Super Bowl LII infographic from Statista that had a variety of insights on it, and today we have a bonus Tableau-powered infographic courtesy of Mitch Seidman that's focused on the resale market for the big game.
      - 80 days ago, 4 Feb 18, 9:52am -
    • Infographic Friday: Super Bowl LII

      Infographic Friday: Super Bowl LII

      Time for another edition of Infographic Friday, and with the Super Bowl just two days away, it's no surprise to see Statista create a special infographic for the big game.
      - 82 days ago, 2 Feb 18, 9:21am -
    • LAFC Partners With YouTube TV

      LAFC Partners With YouTube TV

      Big news in the world of media right yesterday, as LAFC struck a deal with YouTube TV to provide their local broadcast of games next season. As reported in Variety, this deal will also include naming rights for the LAFC jerseys.
      - 83 days ago, 1 Feb 18, 9:59am -
    • First Look: Olympians in Debt

      First Look: Olympians in Debt

      Tonight on Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel (10PM on HBO), there is going to be a segment that highlights the financial challenges that some athletes have in supporting their Olympic efforts. Here's a preview...
      - 85 days ago, 30 Jan 18, 10:53am -
    • Why Data Warehousing is Crucial to the Fan Experience

      Why Data Warehousing is Crucial to the Fan Experience

      Last fall at Leaders Week in London I had the chance to sit down with James Emmett, Editorial Director at Leaders, to talk about the impact of the changing data landscape in sports business, and how data warehousing and analytics can have an impact f…
      - 91 days ago, 24 Jan 18, 3:48pm -
    • Citi Named Title Sponsor of AYS Sports Marketing’s Taste of Tennis

      Citi Named Title Sponsor of AYS Sports Marketing’s Taste of Tennis

      AYS Sports Marketing announced that Citi will serve as the title sponsor of the Taste of Tennis event series through 2019. Citi Taste of Tennis features cuisine prepared by top chefs and some of the world’s best tennis players in Indian Wells, Miam…
      - 97 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 1:56pm -
    • Don’t Be Afraid to Run a Re-engagement Campaign

      Don’t Be Afraid to Run a Re-engagement Campaign

      This morning I receive an email from the San Antonio Spurs that a lot of teams are probably afraid to send out to their email database. It's what's known as a re-engagement email campaign. It's designed to be sent to subscribers in your marketing dat…
      - 5 Jan 18, 1:32pm -
    • 2017 Funny Team Holiday Videos

      2017 Funny Team Holiday Videos

      The holiday season always present an opportunity for creativity and humor, as you can see from the team holiday videos below. Enjoy and happy holidays!
      - 21 Dec 17, 2:08pm -

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