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Don Muret covers facilities for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Hornets Sign Live Nation To Book Concerts, Events At Arena

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 20 / 14

The Hornets have signed Live Nation to a multiyear deal to book concerts and other special events at Time Warner Cable Arena, said team President & COO Fred Whitfield . The agreement coincides with the Hornets signing an extension with Ticketmaster as the arena's ticketing provider. Live Nation...

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04/08/14
On The Ground: Concessionaires Roll Out Tempting Ballpark Fare

We promised a look at some of the new delicacies at MLB ballparks, and today we deliver: Feast your eyes on menu items from concessionaires Aramark and Centerplate. We’ll be back again with food from other MLB concessionaires.

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04/07/14
On The Ground: Knights ready to return to Charlotte in new home

The Charlotte Knights will christen BB&T Ballpark on Friday night with the first of three consecutive sellouts at the $54 million stadium. The team’s move back to Charlotte’s downtown has generated excitement in town. The Knights played the past 24 years in Fort Mill, S.C., where ...

Tags: On the Ground, Facilities, Marketing and Sponsorship

04/07/14
SportsBusiness Journal: Unique sales test for Braves, Van Wagner

The Atlanta Braves are trying to accomplish something that no big league team has ever done: open a new stadium and 1 million square feet of mixed-use development simultaneously. It is a daunting challenge, but the project, which will take the Braves from their current home near downtown Atlanta ...

Tags: Facilities

04/04/14
On The Ground: MLB Concessionaires Go Big, Creative

Behold "The Closer," being served up by Aramark at PNC Park. Photo by: ARAMARK “Foodie Friday” is back and so are the half-dozen MLB concessionaires, making headlines for creating new a ...

Tags: On The Ground

04/02/14
SportsBusiness Daily: Royals Adding New Spaces At Ballpark

The Royals are the newest MLB team to announce a social media space at their ballpark. The new AOS Technology HotSpot debuts this season at Kauffman Stadium, behind the Kia Diamond Club on the first base side. During home games, fans can engage in social media conversations and interact with MLB app ...

Tags: Facilities, Kansas City Royals, MLB

03/31/14
SportsBusiness Daily: Foxwoods Sponsoring Green Monster

Foxwoods Resort Casino is the new sponsor of Fenway Park’s Green Monster after signing a multiyear deal with the Red Sox. The agreement, which runs through the '18 season, is valued at seven figures annually, sources said. Foxwoods, a team sponsor for the past eight years, replaces Covidien, t ...

03/31/14
SportsBusiness Daily: Legends Brings Food Upgrades To Angel Stadium

The Angels’ 48-year-old ballpark has a fresh look this season tied to food upgrades implemented by their new concessionaire . Legends Hospitality has invested several million dollars to improve general concessions and premium dining at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Renovations include the Halo Cl ...

Tags: MLB Season Preview, Los Angeles Angels

03/31/14
SportsBusiness Journal: Comcast-Spectacor brings in Sheehey

The shift in the corporate culture at Comcast-Spectacor continues four months after Peter Luukko’s sudden resignation as president and chief operating officer. Comcast-Spectacor President Dave Scott was to announce this week that Mike Sheehey, formerly of NBC Sports Group, has been hired as ...

Tags: Facilities

03/27/14
SportsBusiness Daily: Redskins Give Levy Premium Dining Contract

One season after Legends Hospitality took over the premium dining contract at FedExField, the Redskins have replaced the vendor with Levy Restaurants, according to Levy officials. Chicago-based Levy takes over catering for the stadium’s 280 suites and club spaces. Terms of the deal were not di ...

Tags: Facilities, Washington Redskins

03/24/14
SportsBusiness Journal: Just another Wrigleyville neighbor

When Wrigley Field opened in 1914, Chicago’s Lake View neighborhood, a three-square-mile section commonly known as Wrigleyville, was full of blue-collar Irish residents who worked in nearby factories. As decades passed, most of those factories faded from existence, but the neighborhood kept ...

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