Top
POLL POSITION
What Are You Watching In April 2018
 
pollcode.com free polls
QUICK HITS

• NBC Sports Nascar analyst Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his wife Amy, an interior designer, "will transform a dilapidated 150-year-old historic home in Key West, Fla., into a gorgeous coastal retreat" in DIY Network’s new series, Renovation Realities: Dale Jr. & Amy. The four-episode series premieres Saturday, June 2.

• The National September 11 Memorial & Museum and NHL Hall of Famer Mark Messier announced a new special exhibition, “Comeback Season: Sports After 9/11,” which explores how “sports and athletes helped to unite the country, console a grieving nation and give us a reason to cheer again following the 2001 attacks.” Opens June 27. Details here.

• Athletes First, a sports agency that represents such athletes as Aaron Rodgers, Clay Matthew, Nick Foles, Josh Norman, Jamaal Charles and Deshaun Watson; and coaches including Jason Garrett and Urban Meyer, is launching Athletes First Partners (A1P), an international sales and marketing services company.

A1P's said its first client is Think450, the for-profit subsidiary of the National Basketball Players Assn., for which it would “help monetize collective sponsorship, licensing and content opportunities” on behalf of the 450 professional NBA players the Union represents.

Athletes First co-founder and president Brian Murphy will serve as CEO of A1P. Former NFL and Nascar executive Jim O'Connell will be president. Full story here.

KEEPING SCORE

Top Selling NBA Footwear
1. LeBron James Nike
2. Under Armour Footwear
3. Chris Paul Nike Jordan
4. Kevin Durant Nike
5. Converse Shoes
6. Slide Sandals
7. Carmelo Anthony Nike Jordan
8. Stephen Curry Under Armour
9. Jordan Shoes
10. Stance Socks

SOURCE Store.NBA.com

BUY SELL

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE (April 20-22)
1. A Quiet Place $22M
2. Rampage $21M
3. I Feel Pretty $16.2M
4. Super Troopers 2 $14.7M
5. Blumhouse's Truth or Dare $7.9M
6. Ready Player One $7.5M
7. Blockers $6.9M
8. Black Panther $4.6M
9. Traffik $3.9M
10. Isle of Dogs $3.4M
SOURCE COMSCORE

SEARCH

NYSportsJournalism.com + Topic Of Requested Search

NFL Draft: Fox, NFL Net See More Ads Below

COLLEGE

CFB Title Games '21-24
No. 1 Colleges Since '92
NCAA: More Health $$$
Cancer Drives Home
NCAA Reballs Madness

Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/j/johnfkenn121400.html#46Ul8rBF4XpB4lo0.99
Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/j/johnfkenn121400.html#JZxA5jXY4rCwemgZ.99
Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/j/johnfkenn121400.html#JZxA5jXY4rCwemgZ.99
Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/j/johnfkenn121400.html#46Ul8rBF4XpB4lo0.99
Tuesday
Jun092009

London, Sochi Sign Olympic Business, Marketing Deal

June 9, 2009: For fans, the 2012 Summer Olympics in London and 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, are just beams on the distant horizon. But the organizers of both Games have made their business and marketing strategies a priority by signing a deal that establishes a working relationship to develop the "economic and sustainability legacies" of the upcoming Olympics. Under a Host2Host strategy, UK Trade & Investment, the government organization that helps British-based companies succeed in the global economy, will work with its counterpart in Russia "to convert sporting ambition into economic success." “We know that trade is a crucial driver of the world economy, but it is not always recognized that global sporting events constitute a multi-billion pound opportunity for business," Lord Davies, the Trade and Investment Minister who signed the agreement, said in a statement. Britain has already signed a similar deal with organizers of the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver.

According to figures released by the organizers of the Sochi Games, Russia has allocated a federal budget of more than $10 billion (U.S.) to develop Olympic venues and infrastructure in the Krasnodar region for 2014, with additional public and private investment expected to more than double that figure. “British companies have an unsurpassed track-record for expertise, innovation and professionalism in delivering major global sporting events," said Davies. "Consider that UK companies helping to deliver the [2008] Beijing Games won £2 billion of business ($3.25 billion U.S.). These ranged from consulting engineers on Olympic landmarks like the Bird’s Nest to suppliers of emergency power and temporary kitchens. [This] agreement will help us to access opportunities and showcase that talent to potential partners in an important market."

LONDON 2012 OLYMPICS BOOKS ROOMS WITH HOLIDAY INN

Back to Home Page