Jerry Jones and Cowboys Stadium nominated

March, 15, 2010
Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones has been nominated for the 2010 Sports Executive of the Year Award by Street & Smith’s SportsBusiness Journal and SportsBusiness Daily.

Jones, along with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, Tod Leiweke from Vulcan Sports Entertainment and Sean McManus from CBS Sports have been selected as nominees in the Sports Executive of the Year category.

Also, Cowboys Stadium has been nominated as the 2010 Sports Facility of the Year Award.

Citi Field in Flushing, N.Y., Staples Center in Los Angeles and Yankees Stadium in Bronx, N.Y. are the other nominees.

The nominees are judged from a period of Jan. 1, 2009 to Feb. 28, 2010.

Executives who have a primary involvement in sports business and whose principal office is located in North America were eligible.

Winners will be announced Thursday, May 20.

Calvin Watkins joined in September 2009. He's covered the Cowboys since 2006 and also has covered colleges, boxing and high school sports.



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