David Nusbaum, a native Angeleno, created the sports business beat at the Business Journal. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley where he earned a B.A. in Political Science. At Berkeley, he taught a course on the history of baseball in American society and spent one season as a radio broadcaster for Cal Baseball on KALX-FM (90.7). He started work at the Business Journal in 2004 and also serves as the newspaper's research director. He received an award for sports writing from the Los Angeles Press Club in 2007.
The Sports Business Column follows the fast moving world of sports business. Coverage areas include professional and college teams in Los Angeles County as well as the sports leagues, venues, annual events, sponsorships and apparel manufacturers. This column does not cover on-the-field action but goes inside the owners' box and inside sports-related companies to show how business decisions affect the local community.
David can be reached at 323-549-5225, ext. 236, or by Email: email@example.com.
FIA Formula E event to run electric cars around Long Beach.
New Long Beach race looks to electrify fans with battery-powered cars.
Former Dodgers owner talks plans for stadium parking lots, other local ventures
Former Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt talks about running the L.A. Marathon (as the boss) and fielding more projects here.
The PGA of America will be bringing golf’s major champions to Los Angeles this year.
SPORTS: Venue plays up incentives to hit $100 million in VIP sales for first time.
Staples Center scores record $100 million in sales for the venue’s suites and premier seating.
PriceRealized looks to keep stats on sports items for collectors.
PriceRealized.com aims to let bidders know the score on the value and history of sports memorabilia.
Lenny & Larry’s hits ice with Kings to boost sales of healthy treats.
Protein-packed baked goods maker Lenny & Larry’s hopes to break the ice with hockey fans as a Kings sponsor.
SPORTS: Farm team could field innovations for L.A. squad.
Dodgers co-owner Peter Guber hopes to field new ideas at newly acquired Oklahoma minor league team.
DEVELOPMENT: Retooled city policies help pull in projects.
Inglewood’s blooming attraction of businesses can be traced to a bedrock shift in how the city operates.
Travel agency relies on sporting events to score business.
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