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New Jersey to vote on bill to regulate daily fantasy sports - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 23:48

New Jersey to vote on bill to regulate daily fantasy sports
New Zealand Herald
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) " Lawmakers in New Jersey are set to vote on legislation to regulate and tax daily fantasy sports. The Democrat-led Assembly is scheduled to vote Monday on a bill that would impose a quarterly fee of 10.5 percent of gross revenues on ...

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Rams Set Up Shop In Thousand Oaks For Football Ops As Inglewood Stadium Grows - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 12:33

Rams Set Up Shop In Thousand Oaks For Football Ops As Inglewood Stadium Grows
SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)
With the Rams' new Inglewood stadium not scheduled to open until '20, their football operations will be housed in a "sprawling facility they've constructed" in Thousand Oaks, Calif., according to Vincent Bonsignore of the L.A. DAILY NEWS. Their ...

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Atlanta United's Ann Rodriguez Resigns - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 12:33

Atlanta United's Ann Rodriguez Resigns
SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)
Atlanta United VP/Business Operations ANN RODRIGUEZ has "resigned, effective this summer," according to Doug Roberson of the ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION. Rodriguez "wants to move back to her native Northeast." The team "didn't list when ...

Marketplace Roundup - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 12:33

Marketplace Roundup
SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)
In DC, Marissa Payne noted Argentina-based streetwear and lifestyle brand Baller Brand has accused LaVar Ball's Big Baller Brand of "copying their idea." A Baller Brand spokesperson said that it had registered the company in the U.S. and that they are ...

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Study Shows Global Retail Sales Of Licensed Products Up 4.4% Last Year; Sports Up 9.6% - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 12:33

Study Shows Global Retail Sales Of Licensed Products Up 4.4% Last Year; Sports Up 9.6%
SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)
Worldwide retail sales of licensed products last year increased 4.4% to $262.9B, according to a study commissioned by the Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association (LIMA) that was released today in conjunction with the trade association's annual ...

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Likely Cavaliers-Warriors Finals Only Chance To Redeem Lackluster NBA Postseason - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 12:33

Likely Cavaliers-Warriors Finals Only Chance To Redeem Lackluster NBA Postseason
SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)
The Warriors and Cavaliers remain on a "collision course for perhaps the most anticipated NBA Finals" since the Celtics-Lakers clashes in the '80s, but this modern-day rivalry is causing the NBA to "turn itself into college basketball: a one-month ...

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Franchise Notes - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 12:33

Franchise Notes
SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)
In Miami, Adam Beasley noted the renewal rate for Dolphins season tickets is the "highest it's been" since team President & CEO Tom Garfinkel took over in '13. Garfinkel expects all available season tickets will "be gone by early August," and the team ...

Univ. Of Minnesota Begins Fan Feedback Tour - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 12:33

Univ. Of Minnesota Begins Fan Feedback Tour
SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)
The Univ. of Minnesota today is beginning a three-day "Gophers Road Trip" through the southern part of the state in an effort to be "more open and accommodating to fans." UM AD Mark Coyle also has "established a fan council and fan loyalty program.

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Likely Cavaliers-Warriors Finals Only Chance To Redeem Lackluster NBA Postseason - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 12:33

Likely Cavaliers-Warriors Finals Only Chance To Redeem Lackluster NBA Postseason
SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)
The Warriors and Cavaliers remain on a "collision course for perhaps the most anticipated NBA Finals" since the Celtics-Lakers clashes in the '80s, but this modern-day rivalry is causing the NBA to "turn itself into college basketball: a one-month ...

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Facebook slides into live streaming deal with MLB - Business Insider

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 10:22

Business Insider

Facebook slides into live streaming deal with MLB
Business Insider
Meanwhile, the increasing cost of sports broadcast rights and, accordingly, the higher advertising rates for brands, is making the current live sports business model unsustainable. With the legacy live sports model in decline, social and digital video ...

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AT&T BYron Nelson Already Focusing On '18 - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 09:22

AT&T BYron Nelson Already Focusing On '18
SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)
The PGA Tour AT&T Byron Nelson wrapped up yesterday, and while tourney officials have "shown some restraint touting next year's move" to Trinity Forest Golf Club in Dallas, the event's website this morning was scheduled to "flip forward" to the '18 event.

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NJ Voting To Regulate DFS - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 09:21

NJ Voting To Regulate DFS
SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)
Lawmakers in New Jersey today are "set to vote on legislation to regulate and tax daily fantasy sports." The state Assembly is scheduled to vote on a bill that "would impose a quarterly fee" of 10.5% of gross revenues on DFS providers. The measure ...

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UFC Gets Official Hospital In New Deal - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 09:21

UFC Gets Official Hospital In New Deal
SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)
UFC this morning announced that Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) will serve as its first-ever official hospital. The multiyear partnership provides UFC with access to the hospital's sports medicine physicians, who will serve as orthopedic consultants ...

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Event and Experiential Marketing - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 07:05

Event and Experiential Marketing
SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)
Photo by: ENGINE SHOP Engine Shop STYLE POINTS: Growth infused all of Engine Shop's work, creating the Bud Light Down South Tailgate Tour and the Budweiser Coun... This is a SportsBusiness Journal article. Perhaps you are not logged in to your SBJ ...

In Wales, a Yank learns the fear of relegation - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 07:05

In Wales, a Yank learns the fear of relegation
SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)
Chris Pearlman woke up May 6 facing the likelihood that his dream job would soon be radically altered, not six months after he uprooted his career and moved his family across the Atlantic Ocean for it. Eight tense days later, Pearlman could exhale. His ...

Texas hires ANC for video board upgrades - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 07:05

Texas hires ANC for video board upgrades
SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)
The University of Texas has hired ANC to overhaul and upgrade video boards in Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium as part of a $4.5 million project. A new video display in the stadium's south end zone will be the centerpiece of the deal. The size ...

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Sports Breakthrough of the Year - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 07:05

Sports Breakthrough of the Year
SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)
Photo by: ELEAGUE ELeague STYLE POINTS: Turner Sports and WME-IMG turned a rare trick with ELeague: Bring a beloved esports property — “Counter-Strike: Gl... This is a SportsBusiness Journal article. Perhaps you are not logged in to your SBJ ...

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Sports Event of the Year - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 07:05

Sports Event of the Year
SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)
Photo by: COPA AMÉRICA CENTENARIO 2016 Copa América Centenario Knockout Round STYLE POINTS: Held outside of South America for the first time, the 100-ye... This is a SportsBusiness Journal article. Perhaps you are not logged in to your SBJ ...

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Fox Sports buys Impression, bolsters naming-rights sales - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 07:05

Fox Sports buys Impression, bolsters naming-rights sales
SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)
Fox Sports has acquired Impression Sports & Entertainment, a Denver company specializing in college deals that it brought in to help sell Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum naming rights ( see related story ). Financial terms were not disclosed. Impression ...

Best in Sports Technology - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 07:05

Best in Sports Technology
SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)
Photo by: CATAPULT Catapult STYLE POINTS: The Australian sports analytics company continues to grow rapidly, purchasing XOS Digital and Irish GPS tracking firm Player... This is a SportsBusiness Journal article. Perhaps you are not logged in to your ...

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