Orlando City Lacks Stadium Naming-Rights Partner San Diego Developer Proposing SoccerCity Alternative Atlanta United Signs RSN Deal With Fox Sports DC United Supports Voting Rights On Jersey Orlando City SC Goes With Paperless Tickets For '17 FC Dallas Streaming Games On Team Site Gilbert's Detroit MLS Stadium Proposal Turned In MLS' Garber Dishes On Scheduling Challenges Sacramento's MLS Bid Clouded By Dispute MLS' Abbott Gives Hope To Miami's Soccer Dreams
SBD/9/Sponsorships Advertising Marketing
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).