NJBIZ - Sports and Entertainment http://www.njbiz.com/section/sports Sports and Entertainment Sports and Entertainment en-us Copyright 2016 NJBIZ Wed, 25 May 2016 01:19:46 EST Wed, 25 May 2016 01:19:46 EST 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 http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160328/NJBIZ01/303289993&source=RSS Full-court press Morris is pushing Jersey-based NEC to the next level For Noreen Morris, a simple sign on the door wasn't going to do the trick. Mon, 28 Mar 2016 10:34:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160328/NJBIZ01/303289993&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160321/NJBIZ01/160329977&source=RSS PokerStars now fully operational in N.J. After years of sitting on the regulatory fence, online gaming giant PokerStars is now licensed and fully operational in New Jersey as of early Monday morning, the state Division of Gaming Enforcement has confirmed. Mon, 21 Mar 2016 13:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160321/NJBIZ01/160329977&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160317/NJBIZ01/160319829&source=RSS Pru Center, Devils announce health care partnership with Barnabas For the CEO of an arena, Scott O'Neil was sounding more like a hospital executive. Thu, 17 Mar 2016 08:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160317/NJBIZ01/160319829&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160315/NJBIZ01/160319864&source=RSS Atlantic City 'A-list' entertainment bill advanced by Senate panel A bill that&#8217s designed to drive &#8220A-list&#8221 entertainment acts to Atlantic City was approved Monday by the Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee. Tue, 15 Mar 2016 12:43:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160315/NJBIZ01/160319864&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160314/NJBIZ01/160319891&source=RSS Legislature votes to put North Jersey casino expansion on ballot New Jersey voters will be asked this November to decide if casino gaming in the state should expand beyond Atlantic City, after a resolution to place the question on the ballot received the necessary three-fifths majority support from both the Senate and the Assembly on Monday. Mon, 14 Mar 2016 19:08:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160314/NJBIZ01/160319891&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160314/NJBIZ01/160319901&source=RSS Senate panel approves bill to regulate daily fantasy sports The Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee voted 5-0 Monday in favor of a bill that aims to regulate daily fantasy sports in New Jersey. Mon, 14 Mar 2016 11:53:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160314/NJBIZ01/160319901&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160314/NJBIZ01/160319939&source=RSS Triangle Park gives Newark a path to future Mayor hopes the project fuels more development Newark Mayor Ras Baraka says it was roughly a year ago when he and his aides, at the invitation of Jerry Gottesman, ventured to Manhattan's West Side to see the 1. 45-mile-long, elevated public park known as the High Line. Fri, 11 Mar 2016 12:34:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160314/NJBIZ01/160319939&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160314/NJBIZ01/303149996&source=RSS A fresh look Value Cos. maintains solid spot in multifamily sector by updating its older properties with modern amenities For decades, the Value Cos. has been taking what's old and making it new again. Fri, 11 Mar 2016 12:34:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160314/NJBIZ01/303149996&source=RSS