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Marketplace Roundup - SportsBusiness Daily

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:37

Marketplace Roundup
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ESPN.com's Jordan Raanan noted Eagles OT Lane Johnson "had T-shirts made that read 'Home Dogs Gonna Eat,'" with pictures of him and Eagles DE Chris Long "on the front." There were "more than 3,000 sold and around $55,000 raised for Philad... This is a ...

CFP Taps New Selection Committee Members; Oregon AD Mullens To Serve As Chair - SportsBusiness Daily

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:37

CFP Taps New Selection Committee Members; Oregon AD Mullens To Serve As Chair
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Oregon AD Rob Mullens will serve as the third CFP Selection Committee Chair after Texas Tech's Kirby Hocutt completes his term Feb. 1. Mullens follows former Arkansas AD Jeff Long ('14-15) and Hocutt ('16-17) as Chair. The CFP yesterday also named ...

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Gatorade Working With Twitter On New Live High School Hoops Series - SportsBusiness Daily

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:37

Gatorade Working With Twitter On New Live High School Hoops Series
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Gatorade is working with Twitter on a live series "centered on high school basketball recruits" that debuts tomorrow, according to Yuyu Chen of DIGIDAY. The show is called "#TheDebut" and will be hosted by YouTube personality Rachel Demita and former ...

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WTA Continues Major Push Into China Market With 10-Year Deal For Finals In Shenzhen - SportsBusiness Daily

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:37

WTA Continues Major Push Into China Market With 10-Year Deal For Finals In Shenzhen
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The WTA Tour is moving its season-ending finals to Shenzhen, China, next year in a 10-year deal that the circuit described as a $1B transaction and the largest one ever in women's sports. Shenzhen and Chinese real estate firm Gemdale Corp. will build a ...

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Going Off The Grid: Execs Discuss Winter Olympic Events, Gruden's Return To Raiders - SportsBusiness Daily

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:37

Going Off The Grid: Execs Discuss Winter Olympic Events, Gruden's Return To Raiders
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"Going Off The Grid" is a weekly survey of sports execs and personalities offering their thoughts on a handful of pressing (and trivial) issues in sports and pop culture. This week, panelists chime in on Jon Gruden's new venture, as well as the NBA's ...

NFL Players Inc. Extends Deal With Social Platform Opendorse For Another Five Years - SportsBusiness Daily

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:37

NFL Players Inc. Extends Deal With Social Platform Opendorse For Another Five Years
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The NFLPA and its Players Inc. licensing/marketing arm has signed a five-year contract extension with social media marketing platform Opendorse. This follows the original deal signed in '13 and is aimed at aiding NFL players in striking relationships ...

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CFP Taps New Selection Committee Members; Oregon AD Mullens To Serve As Chair - SportsBusiness Daily

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:37

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CFP Taps New Selection Committee Members; Oregon AD Mullens To Serve As Chair
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Oregon AD Rob Mullens will serve as the third CFP Selection Committee Chair after Texas Tech's Kirby Hocutt completes his term Feb. 1. Mullens follows former Arkansas AD Jeff Long ('14-15) and Hocutt ('16-17) as Chair. The CFP yesterday also named ...
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Facebook Gets Exclusive English/Portuguese Streaming Rights To Two ESL Properties - SportsBusiness Daily

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:37

Facebook Gets Exclusive English/Portuguese Streaming Rights To Two ESL Properties
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Facebook has acquired the exclusive English and Portuguese-language streaming rights to two major esports properties -- the ESL Pro League and ESL One circuit. YouTube previously had the English language rights to the Pro League. The deal cover four ...

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Sports Meets Politics: UFC's Dana White Lauds Trump; US Figure Skater Rips Pence - SportsBusiness Daily

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:37

Sports Meets Politics: UFC's Dana White Lauds Trump; US Figure Skater Rips Pence
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UFC President DANA WHITE said that PRESIDENT TRUMP , for "all the controversy surrounding him, is a 'stand-up' guy," according to Jordan Frias of the BOSTON HERALD. White said, “He says some crazy things and does some crazy things. He's one of the most ...

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Stats LLC Names Software Exec Carl Mergele To Replace Ken Fuchs As CEO - SportsBusiness Daily

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:36

Stats LLC Names Software Exec Carl Mergele To Replace Ken Fuchs As CEO
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Stats LLC named software exec CARL MERGELE its new CEO, replacing KEN FUCHS . Mergele, most recently with Lexmark Enterprise Software, will lead the day-to-day business for the Chicago-based sports data and analytics company, owned by Vista Equity ...

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Portada Announces Expansion of Sports Business Coverage, Focused On Soccer and The Advancement of Latino ... - Portada-online.com

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:11

Portada Announces Expansion of Sports Business Coverage, Focused On Soccer and The Advancement of Latino ...
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Portada announces expansion of Sports Marketing Coverage, focusing on two main areas: soccer marketing and all aspects of sports business around latino consumers in North America. Portada, the leading networking solutions platform for dynamic tech ...

Update on the latest news, sports, business and entertainment at 12:20 pm EST - WTOP

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 01:35

Update on the latest news, sports, business and entertainment at 12:20 pm EST
WTOP
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says a government shutdown “could happen,” saying it is “up to the Democrats.” Trump spoke as he arrived at the Pentagon for a meeting Thursday. He said on his way in that he was there “for our military” and ...

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Update on the latest news, sports, business and entertainment at 10:20 pm EST - WTOP

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 22:31

Update on the latest news, sports, business and entertainment at 10:20 pm EST
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's chief of staff says Trump has evolved on many issues since the campaign. John Kelly says in an interview with Fox News host Bret Baier that “there's been an evolutionary process that this president's gone ...

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ESPN Continues To Shut Out Noise Surrounding Presidency Amid Recent Instability - SportsBusiness Daily

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:56

ESPN Continues To Shut Out Noise Surrounding Presidency Amid Recent Instability
SportsBusiness Daily
Interim ESPN President George Bodenheimer's appearance on the sidelines before the Alabama-Georgia CFP title game last week "projected an aura of calm and stability for a network that has not experienced calm and stability for weeks," according to ...

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Minding My Business: Lagardère Sports' Jeff Sanders On New-Look CareerBuilder Challenge - SportsBusiness Daily

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:56

Minding My Business: Lagardère Sports' Jeff Sanders On New-Look CareerBuilder Challenge
SportsBusiness Daily
Name : Jeff Sanders Position : Lagardère Sports Exec VP/Golf Events (CareerBuilder Challenge Exec Dir) Age : 60 Where I call home : Portland, Ore. Focusing on right now : Our tournament this week . Last year we were the consultant on this tournament ...

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Names In The News - SportsBusiness Daily

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:56

Names In The News
SportsBusiness Daily
Washington Post sports columnist THOMAS BOSWELL , former Univ. of North Carolina football and men's basketball radio announcer WOODY DURHAM , HBO's BRYANT GUMBEL and former N.Y. Daily News sports writer DICK WEISS will be inducted to the National ...

Clippers-Rockets Locker Room Incident, On-Court Scraps Could Create Bad Optics For NBA - SportsBusiness Daily

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:56

Clippers-Rockets Locker Room Incident, On-Court Scraps Could Create Bad Optics For NBA
SportsBusiness Daily
Monday's postgame locker room incident between the Clippers and Rockets was a "bad look for the league" and has to be of "major concern" for NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, according to Tim Reynolds of the AP. That comes amid an increase in on-court ...

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Jaguars Seeing Big Spike In '18 Season-Ticket Deposits Amid AFC Championship Run - SportsBusiness Daily

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:56

Jaguars Seeing Big Spike In '18 Season-Ticket Deposits Amid AFC Championship Run
SportsBusiness Daily
The impact the Jaguars' postseason run is having on the team's fortunes is "getting gaudy," as fans are being asked to make a $100 "non-refundable deposit for general or $250 deposit for prime season tickets" in '18, according to Drew Dixon of the ...

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Marketplace Roundup - SportsBusiness Daily

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:56

Marketplace Roundup
SportsBusiness Daily
In New Orleans, William Guillory notes Pelicans G Rajon Rondo "wore a pair of Air Jordan 11s to go along with the team's red jerseys" in Sunday's game against the Knicks despite having an endorsement deal with Chinese sportswear brand Anta. Due to the ...

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Cuban Says Mavs To Accept Cryptocurrency Payments, Including Bitcoin, Next Season - SportsBusiness Daily

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:56

Cuban Says Mavs To Accept Cryptocurrency Payments, Including Bitcoin, Next Season
SportsBusiness Daily
Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban said that the team next season "will begin accepting cryptocurrency payments," according to Stan Higgins of COINDESK.com. Cuban was asked on Twitter yesterday about the possibility of paying for tickets with cryptocurrency ...

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