NJBIZ - Sports and Entertainment http://www.njbiz.com/section/sports Sports and Entertainment Sports and Entertainment en-us Copyright 2016 NJBIZ Fri, 01 Jul 2016 03:02:06 EST Fri, 01 Jul 2016 03:02:06 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160617/NJBIZ01/160619836&source=RSS N.J. physical therapy business acquired by N.Y. chain A Uniondale, New York-based physical therapy and rehabilitation chain has acquired a New Jersey physical therapy business, it announced Friday. Fri, 17 Jun 2016 10:54:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160617/NJBIZ01/160619836&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160615/NJBIZ01/160619881&source=RSS Red Bulls, Horizon formally announce partnership With dozens of elementary school students assembled on a lush green turf practice field, it was neither the typical crowd nor the typical setting for a high-profile business announcement. Wed, 15 Jun 2016 14:35:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160615/NJBIZ01/160619881&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160613/NJBIZ01/306139993&source=RSS Horizon feels Red Bulls can help it reach goals Increased partnership reinforces healthy message, aids community outreach The state's largest health insurer is kicking up its partnership with the Red Bulls. Fri, 10 Jun 2016 09:49:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160613/NJBIZ01/306139993&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160606/NJBIZ01/160609894&source=RSS Blatstein Showboat to reopen next month as nongaming hotel A year after being the subject of an ugly legal dispute, the former Showboat Casino Hotel in Atlantic City is slated to reopen next month as a nongaming property. Mon, 06 Jun 2016 08:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160606/NJBIZ01/160609894&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160602/NJBIZ01/160609954&source=RSS Camden youth athletic league gets 1M in seed money from foundations, insurer with video The Cooper Foundation, Norcross Foundation and AmeriHealth New Jersey announced a 1 million collective starter fund for the new Camden Health and Athletic Association. Thu, 02 Jun 2016 10:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160602/NJBIZ01/160609954&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160530/NJBIZ01/305309998&source=RSS Buildings have feelings A QA with Frank Gehry Liberty Science Center CEO Paul Hoffman said architect Frank Gehry was being honored with a Genius Award because &#8220his body of work stands inimitably at the epicenter of math, engineering, architecture and art, and because his life itself is a celebration of science and creativity. &#8221 Fri, 27 May 2016 11:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160530/NJBIZ01/305309998&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160527/NJBIZ01/160529822&source=RSS Atlantic City compromise legislation heads to Christie's desk The Assembly and Senate both voted Thursday to approve legislation that will give Atlantic City 150 days and a five-month bridge loan to balance its budget for the upcoming fiscal year and develop a five-year management plan. Fri, 27 May 2016 08:28:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160527/NJBIZ01/160529822&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160526/NJBIZ01/160529841&source=RSS Casino leaders, legislators spar over North Jersey gaming referendum Resorts Hotel CEO and President Mark Giannantonio says that an internal study that will soon be released indicates that if New Jersey residents approve the expansion of casino gaming this November through a voter referendum, the economic impact on Atlantic City would be severe and the city could lose three to five more casinos. Thu, 26 May 2016 10:50:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160526/NJBIZ01/160529841&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160516/NJBIZ01/160519836&source=RSS SixersStubHub jersey partnership could benefit businesses at team's Camden innovation lab The Philadelphia 76ers' new landmark partnership with StubHub will mean far more than a jersey sponsorship &#8212 including a key benefit in New Jersey the prospect of bringing a company with a Silicon Valley pedigree to the team's planned innovation lab in Camden. Mon, 16 May 2016 15:04:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160516/NJBIZ01/160519836&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160516/NJBIZ01/160519843&source=RSS American Dream's ski slope has an operator, developer announces The indoor ski slope at the American Dream site in the East Rutherford &#8212 one the most recognizable features of the project and its much-maligned predecessors &#8212 will come to life with a ski and snowboard park under a partnership unveiled Monday by developer Triple Five. Mon, 16 May 2016 14:13:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160516/NJBIZ01/160519843&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160516/NJBIZ01/305169997&source=RSS Packing a new punch Board of NJPAC embracing the fact that its mission, and method of delivery, has changed for the better Once a science educator herself, Linda A. Willett, now senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, is happy to continue contributing her time and intellect to causes that further education in the state. Fri, 13 May 2016 10:54:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160516/NJBIZ01/305169997&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160502/NJBIZ01/160429726&source=RSS SMALL BUSINESS Tour de force Omiecinski turned world travels into local enterprise by starting widely acclaimed Princeton Tour Company Shortly after having her son in 2001, Mimi Omiecinski was at a career crossroads. Her husband had just taken a job that would require a lot of global travel, and she didn&#8217t want the family to be apart. So, she chose to sell her share of an oral health company and go with him. And become a professional tourist. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:27:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160502/NJBIZ01/160429726&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160425/NJBIZ01/304259993&source=RSS INNOVATION Labs and layups Sixers turn portion of Camden practice facility into an incubator The Philadelphia 76ers had all the usual discussions about what to do with some excess office space at their new 125,000-square-foot training complex in Camden. Everything from a coffee shop to a museum was discussed. Fri, 22 Apr 2016 13:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160425/NJBIZ01/304259993&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160425/NJBIZ01/304259998&source=RSS Food and beverage in N.J. Serving up a great debate - Liquor license reform bill has plenty of supporters ... and plenty of opposition Mario Mangone has seen the benefit of serving alcohol at his Lawrenceville restaurant. Fri, 22 Apr 2016 09:59:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160425/NJBIZ01/304259998&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160412/NJBIZ01/160419947&source=RSS Paladino to Lucas New Brunswick is 'a solid Plan B' for narrative art museum When a tenant or large employer hits a roadblock in another city, it's not uncommon for Chris Paladino to send them a gentle reminder New Brunswick is both progressive and development-friendly &#8212 and it happens to be within an hour's drive of 20 million people. Tue, 12 Apr 2016 11:27:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160412/NJBIZ01/160419947&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160411/NJBIZ01/160409807&source=RSS Major moment Organizers have spent years making PGA Championship at Baltusrol a perfect fit for business community, corporate partners of all sizes The latest major championship event coming to New Jersey is just four months away. And make no doubt about it, the 2016 PGA Championship will be unlike the Super Bowl, the NCAA Tournament, Stanley Cup Finals or the NBA Finals that have come to the state since the turn of the century. Fri, 08 Apr 2016 11:05:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160411/NJBIZ01/160409807&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160411/NJBIZ01/160409785&source=RSS 2015 was an up year for Atlantic City's surviving casinos The attrition in Atlantic City's casino market appears to paying dividends for the survivors, as the remaining gaming halls recorded a bump in their overall revenue in 2015. Fri, 08 Apr 2016 14:56:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160411/NJBIZ01/160409785&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160408/NJBIZ01/160409801&source=RSS Pru Center, Devils grow exec ranks with series of new hires A longtime NBA executive is among five new hires for the Prudential Center and New Jersey Devils, as the organization continues to bolster its front office and business teams. Fri, 08 Apr 2016 12:10:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160408/NJBIZ01/160409801&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160406/NJBIZ01/160409894&source=RSS Veteran Meadowlands executive appointed CEO of MetLife Stadium MetLife Stadium has a new CEO and president, effective April 1, it announced Tuesday. Wed, 06 Apr 2016 09:57:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160406/NJBIZ01/160409894&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160329/NJBIZ01/160329805&source=RSS Rutgers starting global sports business program Rutgers University announced Tuesday that it has created a new graduate program in global sports business, starting in the fall 2016 semester. Tue, 29 Mar 2016 10:17:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160329/NJBIZ01/160329805&source=RSS