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NeuLion name gone as Endeavor opts to rebrand streaming technology service

Ten months after buying NeuLion for $250 million, Endeavor has decided to shelve the company’s brand, opting instead to merge it with its own internal streaming technology. The sports and entertainment Goliath, which will call the new group Endeavor S...

By | 2019-01-17T23:25:00+00:00 January 17th, 2019|Sports|

H-E-B to put its brand behind new Commanders football team

The Alliance of American Football’s San Antonio Commanders have struck a major corporate sponsor agreement with H-E-B LP. As part of the deal, the San Antonio-based grocery company will become one of the new team’s first founding partners. H-E-B will ...

By | 2019-01-17T12:39:07+00:00 January 17th, 2019|Sports|

Reds Hall of Fame broadcaster Brennaman announces retirement

Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame broadcaster Marty Brennaman has decided to hang up the microphone. He plans to retire at the end of the 2019 season after 46 years as Reds radio play-by-play broadcaster. Brennaman made the announcement at the Reds on Radi...

By | 2019-01-17T12:20:53+00:00 January 17th, 2019|Sports|

Carolina Panthers owner talks plans in the making, what’s next after his first NFL season

David Tepper really wants an indoor practice bubble for the Carolina Panthers. He’s tired of Charlotte’s rainy winter disrupting his NFL franchise’s practice schedule and forcing players into a convention center ballroom. He’s leaning toward moving tr...

By | 2019-01-16T15:00:00+00:00 January 16th, 2019|Sports|

WNBA’s Seattle Storm names Alisha Valavanis as CEO (Video)

Alisha Valavanis has been named CEO of the Seattle Storm and its sister company, Force 10 Sports Management. “Alisha has been an amazing leader for our organization, and we are thrilled to be able to recognize her success with this promotion,” Lisa Br...

By | 2019-01-16T14:47:12+00:00 January 16th, 2019|Sports|

Disney Roundup: Iger’s pay up 81%… Possible spinoff of Fox regional sports networks

Burbank, California.-based Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) has operations around the country. It also owns ABC Television, ESPN Inc., Pixar, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm Ltd., and is in the process of buying 21st Century Fox’s (Nasdaq: FOX) entertainment a...

By | 2019-01-15T21:10:21+00:00 January 15th, 2019|Sports|

Negotiations with Beckham group for MLS stadium stall over ethics complaint

Negotiations between Miami officials and representatives of the Major League Soccer team led by soccer-star David Beckham have been placed on hold because of an ethics complaint filed against members of the group. That means the team’s deal to build a...

By | 2019-01-15T21:08:53+00:00 January 15th, 2019|Sports|

Future Cardinals competitor? Power player with ties to Tony La Russa aims to bring MLB to Nashville

A new-to-Nashville businessman, who cites high-powered connections in sports and business, is spearheading an effort to bring a Major League Baseball team to Nashville. Music City Equity Group, formed by John Loar, is emerging in the wake of the mid-2...

By | 2019-01-14T23:23:42+00:00 January 14th, 2019|Sports|

Nashville could compete with Portland for a Major League Baseball team

A new-to-Nashville businessman, who cites high-powered connections in sports and business, is spearheading an effort to bring a Major League Baseball team to Nashville. Music City Equity Group, formed by John Loar, is emerging in the wake of the mid-2...

By | 2019-01-14T21:01:36+00:00 January 14th, 2019|Sports|

See video, photos of dramatic blast of Bradley Center roof

The Milwaukee Bucks and the team's demolition contractors wouldn’t call it an implosion, but Sunday morning’s planned detonation of the BMO Harris Bradley Center roof definitely looked and felt like a major blast. Check out the attached slideshow to se...

By | 2019-01-13T17:17:33+00:00 January 13th, 2019|Sports|