Sources: Chivas USA Suspending Operations DC United's Future Success Tied To Stadium Toronto FC Searching For New Jersey Sponsor MLS Atlanta Getting Early Start Chivas USA's MLS Hiatus Imminent? MLS' Abbott Concludes Sacramento Trip Garber Confirms Possible Chivas USA Hiatus MLS Execs Visit Sacramento For Expansion Search New MLS Logo Gets Mixed Reactions Sacramento Republic FC Purchases Land For Stadium
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Published January 9, 1997
The Arnell Group in New York has acquired majority ownership in Pittsford, NY-based Paul Sports, Events and Entertainment Marketing. Paul plans to move its office to New York this year (N.Y. TIMES, 1/9)....Speedway Motorsports, the company that owns and operates the Charlotte & Atlanta Motor Speedway, was up 21 5/8 as Wheat First Securities Brokerage made positive comments and repeated a buy recommendation ("Nightly Business Report," 1/8)....MLS expects a "significant growth" in merchandising presence in '97. Fans in '96 "frequently" were unable to buy MLS material, except at soccer specialty stores or the stadiums in MLS cities (USA TODAY, 1/9).