May 2, 2013

IMG College no Longer Selling Deals for NCAA

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(from Sports Business Journal, April 22, 2013)  IMG College will no longer be selling NCAA sponsorships.  Since 2008, when the contract began, IMG College has sold at least five corporate champion or partner deals.  Turner and CBS, rights holders for the NCAA, manage the sponsorship program, but have had a deal with IMG College for […]

April 18, 2013

NBA Eyes Financing Plans of Kings Suitors

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(from Sports Business Journal, April 8, 2013)  With the NBA trying to decide between two potential suitors for the Sacramento Kings, the league is looking at each suitor’s financial plans.  The group of investors wishing to keep the team in Sacramento include, Pittsburg Penguins owner Ron Burkle, software tycoon and Golden State Warriors co-chair Vivek […]

March 21, 2013

New World Greets IMG-Big East Talks

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(from Sports Business Journal, March, 18, 2013)  The multimedia rights with the old Big East Conference and IMG College are set to expire in June, meaning both sides will shortly begin negotiating a new contract.  This new contract is expected to look considerably different than the last one given the many schools who recently departed […]

February 14, 2013

Rockies Upgrading Coors Field

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                    (from Sports Business Journal, February 17, 2013) This off-season the Colorado Rockies are upgrading their 18-year-old stadium, Coors Field. The renovations include upgrades to the suites in right field as well as the press box behind home plate. Currently, there are 12 suites in the […]

September 27, 2012

Cal’s Ten-Year Journey Ends Where it Started

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(from Sports Business Journal, September 24, 2012) The renovations to Memorial Stadium, home to the University of California football team, were finally completed after a 10-year process.  The stadium hadn’t undergone any major renovations since its conception in 1923, and was in desperate need of some changes.  The first issue at hand was the decision to […]