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Don Muret covers facilities for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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NHRA looks to Paciolan to tune up ticketing at seven tracks

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 10 / 20 / 14

T he National Hot Rod Association has signed a five-year deal with Paciolan to improve ticketing operations for seven drag racing facilities. The agreement covers four NHRA-owned tracks — Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, Calif.; Atlanta ...

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SportsBusiness Daily: Super Bowl Per Cap Spending Tops $140

Super Sunday was a big day for Delaware North Sportservice, as fans spent an average of $141.72 for food, beverage and merchandise at MetLife Stadium, said Sportservice COO  Mike Phillips . The food and drink per cap alone of $94.60 set a new record for Super Bowl spending, according to Sp ...

SportsBusiness Journal: ND renovation goes beyond athletics

Tradition-rich Notre Dame is taking its most progressive step into the future, tied to an extensive $400 million renovation of its football stadium. The Campus Crossroads Project, the official name of the stadium expansion, stands out for meeting the needs of students and academics as much as Not ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Ballpark Village venue will host studio

The Ballpark Village in St. Louis pushes the bar higher for entertainment districts tied to sports facilities, according to project officials. The project’s first phase, a $100 million development across the street from Busch Stadium, officially opens its doors April 7 for the Cardinals&rsq ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Cardinals fans will get rooftop views

The Wrigley Field rooftop experience is coming to St. Louis, courtesy of the Ballpark Village. Starting this baseball season, the new entertainment complex across the street from Busch Stadium will have two rooftop viewing areas to choose from during St. Louis Cardinals home games. Cardinals N ...

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SportsBusiness Daily: Global Spectrum To Run Phantoms' Arena

The AHL Phantoms, who following this season will relocate from Glens Falls, N.Y., to the Lehigh Valley, have signed a multiyear deal with Global Spectrum for the firm to operate PPL Center, the new $177M arena under construction in Allentown, Pa. Phantoms co-Owners Jim and Rob Brooks are set to ...

SportsBusiness Daily: Populous To Design Braves' Ballpark

The Braves have selected the most experienced architect in baseball to design their new ballpark in Cobb County, Ga. Populous, a designer of 19 MLB facilities and renovations to Kauffman Stadium and Wrigley Field, won the job over HKS, the Braves’ project consultant and designer of Coolray Fie ...

SportsBusiness Journal: Levy, PSC discuss partnership

Levy Restaurants is in talks with minor league food provider Professional Sports Catering about forming a partnership to pursue new business. Alison Weber, Levy’s chief innovations officer, and Aaron Salsbury, PSC’s manager of marketing and business development, confirmed that convers ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Merchandise record in NFL’s sights

The NFL is tracking toward record Super Bowl merchandise sales of more than $200 million leading up to the game, largely because of its New York/New Jersey site and the two teams that will be playing there. Speaking before last weekend’s AFC and NFC championship games, Leo Kane, NFL senior ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Menu all about comfort foods

Delaware North Sportservice has fed fans for 99 years, but the venues it serves have never been the site of a Super Bowl. That all changes this year for the Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium, where the concessionaire runs the food and retail. &ld ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Ovations adds accounts in Oakland

Editor's note: This story is revised from the print edition. Ovations Food Services is taking over all food service at O.co Coliseum after agreeing to a three-year deal with the Oakland Athletics. The two parties expect to sign a contract by next week, A’s President Mike Crowley said ...

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