Bloomberg: News Corp. Said to Plan U.S. Sports... →
The Dawn of the Xfinity Live! Era: Cordish vs....
Xfinity Live! unofficially opens today with a soft opening event for the Bruce Springsteen concert occurring at Wells Fargo Center. (The official opening occurs Friday featuring a free concert by Third Eye Blind.) I’ll hold off on analysis of the venue’s impact on the Philly sports experience, but I’ve been struck by an interesting set of emails in the past few days. Concert...
Two Billion CASH
Pretty incredible update on the Dodgers ownership situation from the LA Times’ Bill Shaikin: Source: #Dodgers deal is all cash, no financing. MLB review will be formality because of no debt added to team liabilities. — Bill Shaikin (@BillShaikin) March 28, 2012 That removes any concerns about the financial situation for the new owners. Incredible win for Frank McCourt and hopefully MLB,...
Nike’s deal with NFL Licensing begins April 1, and that’s the date...– Nike Sues Reebok Over Controversial Tim Tebow Jets Jerseys Real interesting stuff here. It seems inconceivable that there would be a one month period in which no one owns the NFLPA license. It seems that Reebok can still sell the blank Jets jerseys they clearly had in stock and wanted to move...
Basketball legend Magic Johnson led a group that won an auction for the Los...– Magic Johnson Wins Auction for Los Angeles Dodgers - WSJ.com Surprising news from L.A. as the Magic Johnson group wins the Dodgers auction, defeating presumed favorite Steve Cohen. In a stunner, Frank McCourt stays on as a partner in the JV that will own the parking lots.
Real Madrid reveal plans to build holiday resort... →
Will be interesting to see if this is ever built
First, if you’re currently logged into AIM, you should probably export...– Are You Part of Today’s AIM Apocalypse? (Updated)
FreedomPop’s New iPhone Case Promises Users Free... →
The concept is pretty interesting. Sole reliance on Clear might be the stumbling block. Will be interesting to follow.
Apple’s market cap on the day of Dell’s request was $2.733 billion....– Michael Dell should be satisfied by Dustin Curtis
Everybody Wants a Piece of Nerlens Noel -... →
Great story on Noel by Pete Thamel. Noel visits the Hoyas today.
Nike Will Open Up FuelBand API at SXSW Managers... →
Nike is doing some very exciting stuff with the FuelBand & Nike+ in general. If their plan succeeds, it could build an ecosystem with HIGH barriers to entry for competitors in the sneaker/athletic apparel space. I’ve been using the FuelBand for more than a week. I’ll have some more thoughts on it and its position in the growing fitness gadget market (i.e. fitbit, Withings scale,...