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  • Delany: Rose Bowl Should Remain on New Year's Eve

    by Andrew Seligman July 2016

    Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany does not envision the Rose Bowl abandoning its New Year's Day spot in order to accommodate the College Football Playoff semifinals. He said there might be "some movement from the bowls" but not by the Granddaddy of Them All. "I realize the challenge," Delany said Tuesday at Big Ten Media Days. "There may be changes in the offing, but I wouldn't expect those changes to impact the Rose Bowl."

  • ACC, ESPN Agree on Network Deal

    by Matt Porter July 2016

    As first reported by the Raleigh News & Observer, ESPN will launch a digital channel in August and a standalone TV network by 2019. Sports Business Daily reported that the digital network, called ACC Network Plus, will carry Olympic-style events and count on schools to produce some of the programming.

  • NBCUniversal Confident About Rio Olympics

    by Jonathan Tannenwald July 2016

    The troubles in Rio de Janeiro heading into next month's Olympic Games seem at times more imposing than track and field's high hurdles. But as Comcast's NBCUniversal prepares to bring about 6,700 hours of television and online streaming coverage of Rio into American homes - from the first soccer matches on Aug. 3 through Aug. 21 - the company's top executives say they remain confident that things will go right.

  • Pac-12 to Run and Broadcast e-Sports Competition

    by Jason Scott June 2016

    In recent years, e-Sports have made major strides toward legitimacy. Broadcast television has turned e-Sports into a commercial product, some schools have begun giving e-Sports scholarships, and now a major collegiate conference is poised to take the e-Sports movement even further.

  • Athletic Business’ Top 10 (Plus One) Stories of 2015

    by Jason Scott December 2015

    As we close the book on another year, let’s look back on some of 2015’s most popular stories. From new stadiums to athlete safety, 2015 provided a wide range of stories from across the athletics, fitness and recreation industry.

  • Beijing Catches '22: First to Host Summer, Winter Games

    by Laura Godlewski July 2015

    Beijing was selected to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, the International Olympic Committee announced this morning. This decision makes Beijing the first city to host the Summer and Winter Olympics. The city played host for the Summer Olympics in 2008.

  • The AB Extra: July 17

    by Laura Godlewski July 2015

    In this week's AB Extra, you'll find news about Nike's response to a ban by CrossFit, a rebranding of a Canadian town to welcome a new hockey arena and the United States' top swimming city.

  • Judge Upholds Cancellation of Redskins Trademarks

    by Laura Godlewski July 2015

    A federal judge in Northern Virginia has ordered the cancellation of the Washington Redskins’ federal trademark registrations, marking a huge loss for the team in their legal battle over the mascot’s name.

  • e-Sports Athletes Looking for Recognition

    by Emily Attwood April 2015

    At first glance, one might scoff at any comparison between the athletic feats of an athlete on the field and a gamer online, but for e-Sports competitors, there may be more similarities than differences.

  • Daryl Gross Out as Syracuse AD, Boeheim to Retire

    by Michael Gaio March 2015

    Syracuse Athletics is experiencing a major shakeup. Daryl Gross is out as Syracuse athletic director, The Syracuse Post-Standard reports, and men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim plans to retire in three years, the university announced.