Joshua Niv

Research Director

Email: jniv@labusinessjournal.com
Phone: 323-556-8336

Recent Stories

Clear Winners in Battle for LA Sports Dollars

Special Report: Business of Sports

Clippers are climbing, but Lakers and Dodgers are still the teams to beat By MATTHEW BLAKE and JOSHUA NIV Staff Reporters

Tease photo

LA Galaxy Names Official Mezcal Partner

AEG signs El Silencio to feature at sports park and music venues

The Los Angeles Galaxy and Dignity Health Sports Park have agreed to a multiyear sponsorship deal with Santa Monica-based El Silencio Holdings Inc. in a partnership the team is calling the first of its kind.

Tease photo

Clippers Start New Year by Racking Up Techs

Deals with blockchain and AR firms bolster team’s tech bona fides

Clippers keep focus on tech with new partnerships.

Tease photo

Clippers Extend Agua Caliente Casino Deal

Partnership includes naming rights to G League affiliate, in-stadium signage, concerts

Casino retains naming rights to Clippers’ affiliate.

Tease photo

AEG, Kings Stake Claim in China Market

Club to operate affiliate with Beijing-based company signed on as sponsor

L.A. Kings adopt Chinese youth sports team.

Tease photo

UCLA Strikes $38M Naming Rights Deal With Wescom Credit Union for Basketball Pavilion

UCLA and Wescom Credit Union have agreed upon a 10-year, $38 million partnership that will rename the school’s basketball arena from Pauley Pavilion to the Edwin W. Pauley Pavilion presented by Wescom.

Tease photo

AEG Taps Rank + Rally For Retail Role

Company will oversee in-venue sales as well as e-commerce for teams

Anschutz Entertainment Group chooses Chicago vendor for online retail and e-commerce at Staples Center, StubHub Center and other venues.

Tease photo

AEG Strikes Deal to Manage Buenos Aires Arena

AEG Facilities, a stand-alone division of AEG, has agreed to a multi-year deal with the Buenos Aires Arena to manage and operate the facility. The 16,000-seat arena is controlled by Argentinian media outfit, La Nación, and is set to open their doors in mid-2019.

Tease photo

Gameday Tix? There’s (Another) App for That

Snap and SeatGeek partner with LAFC for in-app ticket purchases

LAFC strikes a deal with SeatGeek to sell tickets via Snapchat.

Tease photo

L.A. Poised to Host Games Following Winning Bid for 2026 World Cup

The day before the 2018 World Cup hosted its first match, FIFA, the International Federation of Association Football, announced that the U.S., Mexico and Canada will host the 2026 games.

Tease photo

More stories >>