• Dodgers Looking to Give Tech Startups a Boost

    by Emily Attwood April 2015

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have launched a program to integrate innovative technologies into the stadium and fan experience. The Dodgers Accelerator program, announced earlier this week, will provide 10 startup companies an opportunity to grow and build awareness for their products. 

  • Nonprofit Works to Boost Sports Tourism in Maine

    by J CRAIG ANDERSON April 2015

    The Maine Sports Commission has been working to bring more major sporting events to Maine as a means of boosting the state's economy.

  • Columnist: College Hoops Coaches Need Replay Flag

    by Mark Wiedmer April 2015

    For select programs around the country, winning is basically all that matters. But for everyone else, the word "enjoy" is paramount to financial success.

  • CFP Debut: Bowl Payout Up $200M to Record $500M

    by Press Services April 2015

    According to an NCAA report released Tuesday, the 39 postseason FBS games distributed $505.9 million to the participating conferences and schools. The schools spent $100.2 million to take part in bowl games.

  • Mets Fans Buy Billboards to Protest Front Office

    by Press Services April 2015

    A group of New York Mets fans has its own slogan this season, a message directed at the club’s owners. When the team arrived at Citi Field for Monday’s home opener, it was greeted by two new billboards just outside the ballpark.

  • Duke to Buy National Championship Court, Resell to Fans

    by Eben Novy-Williams Bloomberg News April 2015

    It's undetermined whether the university will buy it outright or with the help of a third party, and the price - more than the roughly $100,000 paid by previous winners - is still being negotiated.

  • School District Closing Deal on Stadium Naming Rights


    Albuquerque Public Schools and its foundation are close to finishing a deal with Nusenda Credit Union to rename the sports site Nusenda Credit Union Community Stadium.

  • Opinion: Wrigley Has No Business Hosting Baseball

    by Rick Morrissey April 2015

    It's not just the Wrigley Field bathrooms that are a problem for Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts. It's the entire look and functionality of a bombed-out ballpark that has no business hosting baseball games this season. Where does one go to get a Wrigley-ectomy?

  • Nats' Decade-Long Pursuit of All-Star Game Pays Off

    by Todd Dybas, THE WASHINGTON TIMES April 2015

    The 89th All-Star Game will arrive in Washington following persistent requests from Nationals principal owner Mark Lerner.

  • Sports Tourism Drawing Record Numbers in Florida

    by Laura Layden, Naples Daily News (Florida) April 2015

    Last year, sports tourism drew more than 56,000 visitors to Florida's Collier County - and more than 158,000 to Lee County, not including spring training for the Boston Red Sox and the Minnesota Twins.