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Daily / Wednesday, November 30, 2022
In Chicago, Joe Cowley wrote Bulls owner Jerry Reinsdorf’s latest move to sign coach Billy Donovan secretly in the preseason was a “disservice to Donovan.” All major decisions involving the Bulls and White Sox “must get Reinsdorf’s thumbs-up or thumbs-down.” His son Michael Reinsdorf has been “given a huge...

Pagliuca's stake in Serie A's Atalanta paying off for Celtics

Daily / Wednesday, November 30, 2022
When Celtics co-owner Steve Pagliuca led an investment group that purchased a 55% stake in Serie A club Atalanta last winter, he was “hopeful it would be the start of a unique partnership," according to Adam Himmelsbach of the BOSTON GLOBE. Members of the Atalanta front office...

Nets partnering with 10 Brooklyn creators to celebrate 10 years in borough

Daily / Wednesday, November 30, 2022
As part of their season-long celebration of 10 years in Brooklyn, the Nets are partnering with 10 Brooklyn creators from different industries to deliver unique collaborations for fans, including film productions, merchandise collaborations, musical performances and more. BSE Global SVP/Brand Marketing, Strategy & Solutions Andrew Karson told...

Tempe sends Coyotes arena project to ballot

Morning Buzz / Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Tempe, Ariz., voters "will decide the fate" of the Coyotes' $2.1B development deal during a May 16 special election. The City Council yesterday "unanimously called for the election after accepting the team's development plan and listening to dozens of public speakers, the vast majority of whom were in favor...

Pistons giving away winter gear on day of service

Morning Buzz / Wednesday, November 30, 2022
The Pistons are partnering with Every School Day Counts Detroit to host a winter gear giveaway event across five preselected schools in Metro Detroit from 10am-2pm ET, benefitting more than 2,800 students. This is all part of a full-organization day of service today. The entire Pistons team -- including...

Race Team Alliance exploring exhibition races

SBJ Newsletters / Wednesday, November 30, 2022
The Race Team Alliance is deepening its relationship with Wasserman to have the sports marketing agency look into the possibility of holding exhibition races, a potentially stunning development that suggests that NASCAR's biggest teams could organize their own events in the offseason. Wasserman Managing Dir of U.S. ...

Phyllis Newhouse eyeing NASCAR ownership

SBJ Newsletters / Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Entrepreneur Phyllis Newhouse is looking at getting into NASCAR as a team owner, a move that would make her among the first Black women investors in the history of the sport, SBJ can reveal. Newhouse, a 22-year U.S. Army veteran with a notable background...

Recent problems in Broncos Country fueling inevitable changes

Daily / Tuesday, November 29, 2022
There have been “plenty of embarrassing stretches” for the Broncos in the last 15 years, but “right now is the lowest,” according to Chris Schmaedeke of the Colorado Springs GAZETTE. Schmaedeke: “It is flat-out embarrassing. The Nathaniel Hackett-Russell Wilson tenure has fallen flat on its face.” He...

Browns, Watson prepared for unwelcoming crowd in Houston return

Daily / Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Sunday marks Browns QB Deshaun Watson’s first game back from his 11-game suspension under the NFL’s personal conduct policy, and the matchup with the Texans in Houston “takes place in the city where most of accusations of sexual misconduct from more than two dozen massage therapists took...

Franchise Notes

Daily / Tuesday, November 29, 2022
In Miami, Greg Cote wrote the conversations between Inter Miami CF and Lionel Messi is “either the slowest, most drawn-out courtship in the history of romance ... or the most brilliant scheme to sell season tickets in the history of sports.” Cote: “I do not believe it is the...
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