NJBIZ - Sports and Entertainment http://www.njbiz.com/section/sports Sports and Entertainment Sports and Entertainment en-us Copyright 2014 NJBIZ Sat, 20 Sep 2014 01:56:58 EST Sat, 20 Sep 2014 01:56:58 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140918/NJBIZ01/140919718&source=RSS Christie would welcome Trump back to Atlantic City Taking questions from reporters on Thursday, Gov. Chris Christie said he would welcome Donald Trump back to Atlantic City if the real estate mogul wants to return. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:49:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140918/NJBIZ01/140919718&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140917/NJBIZ01/140919759&source=RSS Atlantic County lawmakers suggest sports betting fee that would go to leagues Two lawmakers from Atlantic County are proposing a sports betting fee that they say would go to sports leagues to protect the integrity of their games. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:11:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140917/NJBIZ01/140919759&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140916/NJBIZ01/140919798&source=RSS Trump tweets he 'may buy back in' to Atlantic City to 'save' Trump Plaza, Taj Mahal Though Donald Trump reportedly sued Trump Entertainment Resorts last month in an attempt to get his name taken off Trump Plaza and Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, two casinos he once controlled, the real estate mogul tweeted Tuesday that he might look to &#8220buy back in&#8221 in attempt to save the troubled properties. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:52:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140916/NJBIZ01/140919798&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140915/BREAKINGGLASS/140919829&source=RSS Getting a male perspective on the women's issues plaguing sports It's very easy &#8212 especially as a woman &#8212 to be angry with the NFL these days. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:49:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140915/BREAKINGGLASS/140919829&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140915/NJBIZ01/140919839&source=RSS CEO hopes Prudential Center becomes 'heartbeat of corporate New Jersey' It was a candid and sometimes jaw-dropping look inside the mind of music mogul Irving Azoff, who covered everything from how the Internet changed the entertainment business to what you might call some of his more &#8220memorable&#8221 moments managing the Eagles. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:05:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140915/NJBIZ01/140919839&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140915/NJBIZ01/309129993&source=RSS Lots of action in A.C Sorting out winners and losers Atlantic City-watchers couldn't be blamed if their heads were spinning like a roulette wheel after a plethora of news both good and bad. In case you missed any of the fun, never fear &#8212 NJBIZ will catch you up on everything going on, and what it means for the South Jersey resort city. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:45:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140915/NJBIZ01/309129993&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140915/NJBIZ01/309129997&source=RSS Where wings are the thing Quaker Steak and Lube feels its food, concept work in Jersey market It's about time North Jersey got some &#8220Louisiana Lickers,&#8221 &#8220Buckeye BBQs&#8221 and &#8212 oh, yeah &#8212 190 new jobs. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:30:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140915/NJBIZ01/309129997&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140915/NJBIZ01/309129999&source=RSS Behind the scenes Panasonic is a giant in the B2B world Todd Rytting, Panasonic's chief technology officer, was chuckling as he said it&#8220Unfortunately, here in the U. S. , most people are just familiar with our microwaves. &#8221 Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:26:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140915/NJBIZ01/309129999&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140913/NJBIZ01/140919857&source=RSS Slight uptick in gaming revenue for Atlantic City's shrinking casino market Atlantic City's struggling casino market saw a rare bump in gaming revenue in August, thanks in part to a small boost from Internet wagering. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 09:39:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140913/NJBIZ01/140919857&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140912/NJBIZ01/140919872&source=RSS Trump Entertainment Resorts issues WARN notices for Taj Mahal casino Trump Entertainment Resorts and its Trump Taj Mahal casino formally warned more than 3,100 workers that mass layoffs could be coming Nov. 13. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:46:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140912/NJBIZ01/140919872&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140912/NJBIZ01/140919884&source=RSS Rutgers' move to the Big Ten will yield academic rewards, as well David Rudd was there when the University of Utah made its entrance to the Pac-12 conference from the Mountain West in 2011, and it didn't take long to see the impact. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140912/NJBIZ01/140919884&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140912/NJBIZ01/140919904&source=RSS Business, sponsorship opportunities for Ray Rice lost permanently, experts say There was a pause with just under three minutes left in the first half of Thursday night&#8217s NFL game between the Ravens and the Steelers, and the discussion turned to the subject that has dominated the news for the entire week Ray Rice. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:18:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140912/NJBIZ01/140919904&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140911/NJBIZ01/140919931&source=RSS Rutgers signs football coach Flood to extension that raises pay, doubles buyout Rutgers announced Thursday that it has signed head football coach Kyle Flood to a two-year extension, which will keep him under contract through February 2019. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140911/NJBIZ01/140919931&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140911/NJBIZ01/140919956&source=RSS Revel gets 90 million offer from Florida developer A Florida developer has offered 90 million to buy Revel Casino Hotel, the failed 2. 4 billion megaresort in Atlantic City that closed last week after failing to ever turn a profit. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:55:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140911/NJBIZ01/140919956&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140910/NJBIZ01/140919959&source=RSS Lesniak bill would 'shore up' AG's sports betting directive State Sen. Raymond Lesniak D-Union, a longtime proponent of bringing sports wagering to New Jersey, plans on introducing a bill next week that would &#8220explicitly abolish&#8221 any language in the state law that prohibits bets on sports. He hopes that will reinforce the directive issued Monday by acting state Attorney General John Hoffman. . . Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140910/NJBIZ01/140919959&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140910/NJBIZ01/140919975&source=RSS Study Most New Jerseyans oppose casinos outside A.C. A new survey conducted by the Stockton Polling Institute found that a majority of New Jersey voters oppose allowing casinos outside Atlantic City. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140910/NJBIZ01/140919975&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140909/NJBIZ01/140909764&source=RSS Christie stays mum on sports betting details After years of failed attempts, both at the federal and state levels, proponents of sports wagering in New Jersey received a huge boost Monday after Gov. Chris Christie's administration announced that the governor had issued a &#8220combined statewide directive&#8221 along with the acting state attorney general that would allow casinos and. . . Tue, 09 Sep 2014 09:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140909/NJBIZ01/140909764&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140909/NJBIZ01/140909766&source=RSS Trump Entertainment Resorts files for bankruptcy Taj Mahal could close in November Trump Entertainment Resorts filed for bankruptcy Tuesday, and its struggling Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City is expected to close in mid-November if it does not get its financial house in order. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 08:45:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140909/NJBIZ01/140909766&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140909/NJBIZ01/140909778&source=RSS Rutgers begins to distance itself from Ray Rice Christie, Obama speak out on incident Rutgers began to distance itself against Ray Rice &#8212 arguably the school's greatest football player &#8212 soon after video showing the NFL player knocking out his then-fiancee with a vicious punch surfaced Monday. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 07:54:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140909/NJBIZ01/140909778&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140908/NJBIZ01/140909779&source=RSS Christie hosts Atlantic City summit 'We have work to do' From a conference room at the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority with a window view of the Trump Taj Mahal, the Atlantic City casino rumored to potentially be the fifth to close this year, Gov. Chris Christie hosted a summit Monday on the city's future with state and local government and business leaders. Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:35:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140908/NJBIZ01/140909779&source=RSS