May 2, 2013

Atlanta Project Gives Architect Another Shot at Retractable Roof


(from Sports Business Journal, April 29, 2013) The Atlanta Falcons are set to build a new football stadium and the team has chosen 360 Architecture to design the new stadium. This will give sports architect Bill Johnson, 360’s lead designer, another chance at developing an NFL facility with a retractable roof. Johnson was involved in the […]

April 18, 2013

New Tactics on Ticketing


(from Sports Business Journal, April 15, 2013) There is an extreme gap between teams’ primary ticket markets and the secondary markets such as StubHub and Ticketmaster. This sort of gap is leading NBA teams, such as the Chicago Bulls, to rethink the way that they sell their tickets. “Ticket pricing is becoming more fluid and […]

February 14, 2013

Cisco’s StadiumVision Mobile Debuts in Brooklyn


(from Sports Business Journal, February 11, 2013) Fans are finding more ways to stay at home to watch the big game. Televisions are becoming cheaper, and the convenience of watching the game at home fits people’s schedules more than going to the game. The Barclays Center, home of the Brooklyn Nets, is looking at ways to get […]

December 6, 2012

Panasonic, Lighthouse Team Up


(from Sports Business Journal, December 3, 2012) Panasonic Eco Solutions North America has signed a deal with Lighthouse Technologies to be the sole distributor of Lighthouse LED video display technology in the United States and Canada. The deal expands a relationship between Panasonic and Lighthouse and creates an alliance in a small but fragmented industry. […]

November 15, 2012

More NBA Teams Projected as Profitable


(from Sports Business Journal, November 12, 2012) The National Basketball Association is reaching higher profits this season than ever before, as a part of the new revamped revenue-sharing system.  Revenue sharing is projected to be $200 million this year among clubs.  Total league revenue for 2012-13 is expected to reach $5 billion, which is up […]

October 17, 2012

Sporting KC Retools Sponsorship Department, Aims for Jersey Deal


(from Sports Business Journal, October 15, 2012) Sporting KC is one of the premier soccer teams in Major League Soccer. They continually make the playoffs and are set to make the playoffs once again this year. Along with that, Sporting KC is becoming more popular than ever, selling out 16 of 17 games this season at […]

September 20, 2012

Camcorder Maker Ion Drops in on Dew Tour

Skier using the Ion Air Pro camera

(from Sports Business Journal, September 10, 2012) New technology is making its way on to the action sports scene.  Ion Worldwide, a different point of view camcorder company, signed a multiyear deal with the 2012 Dew Tour. The deal is valued to be around two to three million dollars a year. Along with the new […]