NJBIZ - Sports and Entertainment http://www.njbiz.com/section/sports Sports and Entertainment Sports and Entertainment en-us Copyright 2017 NJBIZ Mon, 29 May 2017 10:37:30 EST Mon, 29 May 2017 10:37:30 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170525/NJBIZ01/170529900&source=RSS New owner of N.J. Jackals plans 1M in improvements at Yogi Berra Stadium The owner of independent baseball&#8217s Sussex County Miners has purchased another team in the Canadian American league, the New Jersey Jackals, an affiliate company announced Thursday. Thu, 25 May 2017 12:17:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170525/NJBIZ01/170529900&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170519/INDINSIGHTS/170519785&source=RSS Can America's national pastime thrive in a digital age? Major League Baseball is big business. The industry's revenues are projected to reach 10 billion this year, with 75 million fans expected to attend major league games this year. Team valuations are at record highs. Forbes estimates the average MLB team is worth over 1. 5 billion, 19 percent higher than a year ago. The average baseball player. . . Fri, 19 May 2017 10:49:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170519/INDINSIGHTS/170519785&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170517/NJBIZ01/170519836&source=RSS State Theatre gala brings arts, business communities together for annual celebration It is a rare Saturday evening that the most prestigious business, nonprofit and civic leaders in the state join together to eat, drink, and dance the night away in celebration and support of the arts in New Jersey. Wed, 17 May 2017 11:34:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170517/NJBIZ01/170519836&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170517/NJBIZ01/170519839&source=RSS NAI Hanson adds event management firm to Lackawanna Center Complex Commercial brokerage NAI James E. Hanson recently announced it has completed the leasing of 130,963 square feet to add This Is It! Productions to Jersey City&#8217s Lackawanna Center. Wed, 17 May 2017 11:10:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170517/NJBIZ01/170519839&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170515/NJBIZ01/170519895&source=RSS Investors signs up Simms, Esiason for new campaign Investors Bank, which partnered with the Prudential Center and New Jersey Devils late last year, is continuing the sports theme by adding a pair of star quarterbacks to its roster, it announced Monday. Mon, 15 May 2017 11:29:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170515/NJBIZ01/170519895&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170515/NJBIZ01/170519937&source=RSS Building a one-stop shop for future brides and grooms Wedding Establishment brings together DJs, decorators and more The average wedding in New Jersey costs nearly 50,000. Fri, 12 May 2017 11:55:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170515/NJBIZ01/170519937&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170512/NJBIZ01/170519919&source=RSS CycleBar joins The Shoppes at the Livingston Circle Eastman Cos. , which manages The Shoppes at the Livingston Circle in Livingstonm recently announced it has signed CycleBar to its shopping center at 277 Eisenhower Parkway. Fri, 12 May 2017 13:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170512/NJBIZ01/170519919&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170509/NJBIZ01/170509793&source=RSS Hard Rock paid 50M for Trump Taj, report says Hard Rock International announced plans to sink 375 million into the former Trump Taj Mahal hotel casino it purchased earlier this year, and no wonder it had the money Hard Rock bought the Atlantic City icon for a mere 50 million, according to a published report. Tue, 09 May 2017 16:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170509/NJBIZ01/170509793&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170504/NJBIZ01/170509886&source=RSS NJPAC hires former N.Y. Philharmonic exec as development head The New Jersey Performing Arts Center has named a new senior vice president of development, it announced Thursday. Thu, 04 May 2017 14:43:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170504/NJBIZ01/170509886&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170503/NJBIZ01/170509916&source=RSS Piscopo endorses Guadagno for governor At last, the wait is over for those hoping comedian Joe Piscopo would enter the New Jersey gubernatorial race. And the short version is, he's not. Wed, 03 May 2017 12:45:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170503/NJBIZ01/170509916&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170501/NJBIZ01/170509970&source=RSS The music man Grammys' Santelli, born in Newark, hopes bringing museum to city will be boon for entire region Bob Santelli was born fewer than 10 miles from the Prudential Center in Newark. Mon, 01 May 2017 15:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170501/NJBIZ01/170509970&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170501/NJBIZ01/170509983&source=RSS WCRE inks gym lease in Mount Laurel Marlton-based Wolf Commercial Real Estate recently announced it represented South Jersey Racquet Center LLC in the leasing and marketing of a 26,000-square-foot flex space in Mount Laurel. Mon, 01 May 2017 11:36:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170501/NJBIZ01/170509983&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170427/NJBIZ01/170429839&source=RSS Humdingers transforms space in Paramus Commercial real estate firm Pagano Co. announced it has arranged the leasing of 33,000 square feet in Paramus on behalf of Humdingers. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:57:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170427/NJBIZ01/170429839&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170417/NJBIZ01/170419843&source=RSS Gambling on millennials As A.C. turns away from gaming, play to the millennial culture may be key to diversified growth Boraie Development has been in the real estate game for decades. The family-owned company is well known for making long-term plays in less-than-perfect urban areas, such as New Brunswick and Newark. Mon, 17 Apr 2017 12:36:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170417/NJBIZ01/170419843&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170410/NJBIZ01/170419986&source=RSS 3 N.J. business leaders inducted into Hall of Fame Junior Achievement of New Jersey inducted Linda Bowden, Sally Glick and Robert Marino into the New Jersey Business Hall of Fame 2017 Class of Laureates on Thursday at the New Brunswick Hyatt Regency. Mon, 10 Apr 2017 12:54:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170410/NJBIZ01/170419986&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170409/NJBIZ01/170409871&source=RSS Editorial Promising future for 'America's playground' What's the surest sign that there's good news in Atlantic City these days? Gov. Chris Christie made an appearance last week in the beleaguered resort, a place he has been avoiding lately. Fri, 07 Apr 2017 11:57:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170409/NJBIZ01/170409871&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170407/NJBIZ01/170409880&source=RSS Rutgers' board of governors approves sports facility construction, arts center investment At its regular meeting Thursday, the Rutgers University board of governors approved the college&#8217s involvement in a pair of previously announced projects tied to its athletic department and Mason Gross School of the Arts. Fri, 07 Apr 2017 10:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170407/NJBIZ01/170409880&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170406/GRAPEVINE/170409907&source=RSS Grapevine Analysis Hard Rock's plans for Atlantic City Hard Rock International will pump 375 million into the recently acquired former Trump Taj Mahal casino and hotel with the hopes of rebranding the Boardwalk property into a world-class entertainment and gaming destination. Thu, 06 Apr 2017 10:03:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170406/GRAPEVINE/170409907&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170406/NJBIZ01/170409915&source=RSS The ultimate Grow N.J. program starts with Jersey Guys Why Morris, Jingoli feel Hard Rock venture is a gamble they are eager to take Jack Morris was walking through Atlantic City with longtime friend Joe Jingoli when he knew he had finally had enough. Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170406/NJBIZ01/170409915&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170405/NJBIZ01/170409917&source=RSS Hard Rock unveils plans for Atlantic City casino hotel Hard Rock International formally unveiled its plans Wednesday for the 375 million renovation of the recently acquired former Trump Taj Mahal casino and hotel in Atlantic City. Wed, 05 Apr 2017 14:37:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170405/NJBIZ01/170409917&source=RSS