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SportsBiz Archive: July 2009


  • More good results for Under Armour

    Baltimore-based athletic company reports 5 percent rise in revenue and net income, led by boost in sales of apparel. Footwear sales soften as running shoe sales cannibalize training shoe sales. Published July 28 2009

  • Affliction Event Cancelled

    Another blow to the non-UFC branches of Mixed Martial Arts Published July 24 2009

  • Kastles win, and they're in

    Some thoughts from team owner Mark Ein and coach Murphy Jensen heading into tonight's playoff match against the Sportimes. Published July 24 2009

  • Kastles good news and bad

    Kastles host their first playoff match Friday; players fined for incidents during match against Sportimes last week Published July 23 2009

  • Australian Sports Could be Hit By Booze Sponsor Ban

    Sports in Australia could lose hundreds of millions of dollars in support under a new proposal to restrict the use of alcohol-related sports sponsorships. Published July 16 2009

  • British Open, Souped Up

    DirecTV will offer four channels dedicated to this week's British Open. Published July 15 2009

  • Impact of an Ivey win at WSOP

    Phil Ivey is in the hunt at WSOP. A win for him would be helpful for those who want online poker to be legal. Published July 15 2009

  • 106.7 The Fan to Launch July 20

    The long-rumored move of WJFK to all-sports will happen next week Published July 13 2009

  • Allaster Takes Over WTA Helm

    The Sony Ericsson WTA Tour named Stacey Allaster as its new CEO. She had served as president and will now see the women's tennis tour through a period of change. Published July 13 2009

  • Olympic sports, 24/7, 365

    The United States Olympic Committee announced details of a new cable channel to launch next year devoted solely to the Olympic movement. Published July 8 2009

  • Following up on the AT&T National

    Some thoughts on a buzz-filled week of golf Published July 6 2009

  • McDonald's out, Taco Bell in with NBA

    Taco Bell is now the official restaurant sponsor of the NBA. McDonald's had been with the league for 20 years. Published July 2 2009