**In 2013 NASCAR saw its sponsorship revenue increase 5-10%. **Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy says he’s spoken to several groups interested in buying and relocating a NHL franchise to Hartford. **Ticket demand for Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium is at a record high.
**The University of Central Florida has sold just 5,000 of its allotted 17,500 tickets for the Fiesta Bowl against Baylor. **Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s are among the major New York retailers that are marketing around February’s Super Bowl. **AT&T has extended its title sponsorship of the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am for an unprecedented 10 years.
**Temple University has cut seven of its 24 sports teams to boost funding for its remaining programs. **The Seattle Mariners signed free agent Robinson Cano to a 10-year, $240 million contract. **The NFL is considering implementing a "centralized replay" system next season.