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SportsBiz Archive: November 2008


  • LeBron Dumps Windows Vista

    LeBron James and Microsoft have ended their two-year partnership. Raise your hand if you knew it existed in the first place. Published November 26 2008

  • NBA and NHL attendance

    The NHL, better at the bottom Published November 25 2008

  • Sports and Gmail?

    How about some sports logos with your Gmail? Published November 25 2008

  • Sports and the Economy, Post #4

    General Motors parts ways with Tiger Woods. Published November 24 2008

  • Sports and the Economy, Post #3

    A look at Citigroup's deal with the Mets, plus some other gloomy tidbits. Published November 24 2008

  • Sports and the Economy, Post #2

    Baseball gets a visit from a top economic advisor, and the Wolverines give the state of Michigan something to smile about for once. Published November 21 2008

  • Sports and the Economy, Post #1

    The first in what will probably be a long series of posts about how the sports world is being affected by the economy. Published November 20 2008

  • Fox Bows Out of BCS

    Fox Sports decided not to match the aggressive bid by ESPN for the rights to the Bowl Championship Series. Published November 17 2008

  • Another Olympic Sponsor Leaves

    Johnson & Johnson has decided not to renew its sponsorship of the Olympic Games through 2012. Published November 17 2008

  • NASCAR forbids testing for '09

    In an effort to reduce costs for its teams, NASCAR will implement a no-testing policy at all races next season Published November 14 2008

  • BCS to ESPN?

    ESPN has reportedly made a very aggressive offer to acquire the rights to air college football's Bowl Championship Series beginning in 2010. Published November 12 2008

  • Need a Season Ticket Buddy?

    The Nationals have set up a special Web portal for people looking for partners in a season ticket package. Published November 10 2008

  • EagleBank Bowl: Get selling

    Officials with the new EagleBank Bowl now have about six weeks to sell tickets and sponsorships tied to the inaugural game at RFK Stadium, and Navy's win to become bowl-eligible should help. Published November 6 2008

  • A Few Minutes With Roger Goodell

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell offered his thoughts today on the economy and lawmaker's complaints about the NFL Network. Published November 3 2008