Inflexible Scheduling Hurts Marquee MLS Matchups Banc of California Signs Deal With LAFC MLS Approves Minnesota As 22nd Franchise Atlanta United Reach Record Season Tix Levels Study Shows Game-Day Experiences For MLS MLS Expansion Fee Could Nearly Double To $200M MLS All-Star Match Sells Out Avaya Stadium MLS Begins Partnership With SeatGeek LAFC Mulls HQ, Complex In Tustin SMI Takes Revenue Hit In Q2 Report
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).