NJBIZ - Sports and Entertainment http://www.njbiz.com/section/sports Sports and Entertainment Sports and Entertainment en-us Copyright 2015 NJBIZ Mon, 30 Nov 2015 01:49:30 EST Mon, 30 Nov 2015 01:49:30 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151123/NJBIZ01/311239992&source=RSS Future plans Panasonic has built a high-tech 'sustainable smart town' in Japan #8212 Portions of the project could be coming soon to N.J. It's not a dream, an idea, a concept or even a well-researched business proposal. Fri, 20 Nov 2015 09:05:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151123/NJBIZ01/311239992&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151117/NJBIZ01/311179997&source=RSS Out to feed a media frenzy Here's how one team did it At 4 a. m. on Nov. 6, boxes of jelly doughnuts were being delivered to network television morning shows, radio stations and daily news outlets all over the metro area. Tue, 17 Nov 2015 10:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151117/NJBIZ01/311179997&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151110/NJBIZ01/151119969&source=RSS 'Dave Buster's bill' is now law Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill Monday that would allow businesses to hold both a liquor license and a license to operate amusement games, paving the way for the state to attract national restaurant and entertainment chain Dave Buster's. Tue, 10 Nov 2015 14:30:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151110/NJBIZ01/151119969&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151110/NJBIZ01/151119999&source=RSS Stockton Blatstein to pay an extra 1 million for Showboat under amended sale agreement Stockton University will get an additional 1 million for selling the former Showboat Casino Hotel to developer Bart Blatstein, the school said Monday, bringing the total price to 23 million as it seeks to unload a property that was once slated to be its satellite campus in Atlantic City. Tue, 10 Nov 2015 08:26:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151110/NJBIZ01/151119999&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151109/NJBIZ01/151109798&source=RSS P.J.W. Restaurant Group on ambitious growth plan Having worked in the restaurant business since age 14, Bob Platzer remembers when South Jersey was known as a &#8220dining mecca&#8221 due to the popularity of casinos. Mon, 09 Nov 2015 10:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151109/NJBIZ01/151109798&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151103/NJBIZ01/151109944&source=RSS Trampoline park coming to South Plainfield Sky Zone Trampoline Park announced Monday that it will open its newest franchise in South Plainfield. Tue, 03 Nov 2015 12:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151103/NJBIZ01/151109944&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151102/NJBIZ01/151109972&source=RSS South Jersey water park announces 4M expansion A South Jersey water park is set to embark on a 4 million expansion. Mon, 02 Nov 2015 14:05:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151102/NJBIZ01/151109972&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151102/NJBIZ01/151109979&source=RSS Whelan calls for regulation of daily fantasy sports State Sen. Jim Whelan D-Northfield has informed the state Division of Gaming Enforcement that he plans on introducing legislation that would call for the agency to regulate and oversee daily fantasy sports in New Jersey. Mon, 02 Nov 2015 13:09:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151102/NJBIZ01/151109979&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151102/NJBIZ01/311029993&source=RSS Of marketing and manufacturing Internet radio show good for industry ... and business After nearly 50 years in the metals business, Lewis Weiss was having trouble. The president and founder of All Metals Forge Group &#8212 a manufacturer of open die forgings and seamless rolled rings in Fairfield since 1972 &#8212 was losing sleep over marketing. Fri, 30 Oct 2015 09:55:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151102/NJBIZ01/311029993&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151026/NJBIZ01/310269989&source=RSS Turning family fun into a corporate challenge Cheryl Taylor did not have faith when her husband Anthony D'Amato opened up The Bounce Factory in Warren with his brother, Peter D'Amato, in 2012. Fri, 23 Oct 2015 09:43:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151026/NJBIZ01/310269989&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151022/NJBIZ01/151029904&source=RSS Camden Riversharks to 'cease operations' amid failed ballpark lease agreement After 15 seasons, the Camden Riversharks are calling it quits after the independent professional baseball team announced Wednesday that it failed to come to terms on a new lease agreement at Campbell's Field with the stadium's owner, the Camden County Improvement Authority. Thu, 22 Oct 2015 14:08:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151022/NJBIZ01/151029904&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151019/NJBIZ01/310199997&source=RSS Centenary feels program in social media marketing will produce big returns for students, businesses Joseph Littlejohn was all set to graduate from Centenary College this winter. Over the summer, however, the marketing major noticed a problem that persisted through his search for an internship. Fri, 16 Oct 2015 09:43:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151019/NJBIZ01/310199997&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151014/NJBIZ01/151019909&source=RSS N.J. sports betting case gets another chance New Jersey will get another shot to make its argument for legalized sports betting after the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit granted the state an en banc rehearing of its case Wednesday. Wed, 14 Oct 2015 12:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151014/NJBIZ01/151019909&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151012/NJBIZ01/310129997&source=RSS New arrival may shuffle online poker landscape Next month will mark the two-year anniversary of authorized online gaming in New Jersey, but more than 60 percent of state residents of gambling age still don&#8217t realize that it&#8217s legal. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 10:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151012/NJBIZ01/310129997&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151009/NJBIZ01/151009765&source=RSS Devils, Pru Center set to unveil new amenities for fans, businesses It may be less than a decade since the Prudential Center opened in Newark, but Hugh Weber knows that fans and businesses always have other options when it comes to spending their entertainment dollar. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 09:37:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151009/NJBIZ01/151009765&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151008/NJBIZ01/151009795&source=RSS Red Bulls convening second business summit after banner year for corporate partnerships The New York Red Bulls on Thursday will bring together many of its marketing partners and other companies for its second annual business summit, hoping to build on a year that saw the club announce several major sponsorship deals and affiliations. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 08:34:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151008/NJBIZ01/151009795&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151001/NJBIZ01/151009985&source=RSS Pru Center, N.J. Devils partner with Goya The Prudential Center and the New Jersey Devils have teamed with Goya Foods in a broad partnership deal that will include prominent branding, new food concepts at the Newark arena and charitable efforts around the state, the organizations announced Thursday. Thu, 01 Oct 2015 08:35:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151001/NJBIZ01/151009985&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150928/NJBIZ01/150929809&source=RSS Eatontown sports video network teams up with Florida mobile app firm An Eatontown sports video network has been acquired by a Florida mobile sports platform, it said Monday. Mon, 28 Sep 2015 11:29:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150928/NJBIZ01/150929809&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150928/NJBIZ01/150929846&source=RSS Manufacturing The heat is on Three former college roommates are living the dream down in Sea Isle City. Fri, 25 Sep 2015 10:34:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150928/NJBIZ01/150929846&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150928/NJBIZ01/150929848&source=RSS Down to business Bracken promises Summit will produce more than just a lot of talk With over 500 guests having attended the first-ever New Jersey Business Summit in Atlantic City earlier this month, it's no surprise to hear state Chamber of Commerce CEO and President Tom Bracken say the &#8220turnout was phenomenal. &#8221 Fri, 25 Sep 2015 10:05:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150928/NJBIZ01/150929848&source=RSS