October 18th, 2010
BC Place projected to cost $835 M “all-in”
A joint report in Saturday’s editions of The Sport Market on TEAM 1040 and teamradio.ca and The Vancouver Sun revealed that the new BC Place stadium is projected to cost $835 million in 2010 dollars by the time the retractable roof and renovation project is completed within the next year.
July 30th, 2010
Leiweke appointment a game-changer for Lightning
The decision by highly-touted sports executive Tod Leiweke to bolt from the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League and Paul Allen’s Vulcan Sports & Entertainment to become CEO and part-owner of the Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League is arguably the biggest sport business story of the week in North America.
June 25th, 2010
Win a Geroy Simon jersey and home opener tickets
With the BC Lions 2010 home opener two weeks away, a signed #81 Geroy Simon BC Lions’ jersey and two premium CFL game tickets at Empire Field are up for grabs for those signing on to The Sport Market fan page at Facebook.com before 11 a.m. PT, Saturday, June 26th.
April 30th, 2010
Bulls and Bears: Halak and Ovechkin
The fact that road teams won 27 of 49 games played in the opening round is one of the biggest storylines around the 2010 Stanley Cup tournament. So is three major upsets, a stellar 5.90 goals per game and 12 overtime games in the first round, one of the best in the modern history of the Stanley Cup playoffs.
April 14th, 2010
Will scandal prove to be a long-term boost for PGA Tour?
As the solid television ratings for the 2010 Masters golf championships at Augusta have resonated among rights holders, advertisers and the PGA Tour itself, it has raised the question of whether the recent Tiger Woods scandal will actually prove to be a long-term boost for professional golf.