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College Bowl Season Set To Begin, Including New Game In Montgomery

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 19 / 14

The ’14-15 college bowl season kicks off tomorrow with five games. Financial documents filed this summer by New Orleans Bowl Inc. indicated that last year's R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl generated $3.77M in revenue, with 58% of that via ticket sales. Last year's game drew its third straigh...

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Facility Notes

SCHOOL SPIRIT: In N.Y., Tamer El-Ghobashy writes St. John''s Univ. officials announced that the school plans to build a $6M, 3,000-seat soccer stadium on its Queens campus. The stadium will be funded

Tags: Basketball, Colleges, Facilities, Hockey, New Jersey Devils, Brooklyn Nets, New York Yankees, San Francisco Giants, YankeeNets

Replacement Refs To Take Field

The NFL last night locked out its referees, "marking the league''s first work stoppage of any kind" since ''87 when the players striked, according to Eric Fisher of the WASHINGTON TIMES, who notes rep

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Univ. Of TX-A Budget Increases

The ARLINGTON MORNING NEWS’ Brandon George reported the Univ. of TX-Arlington’s "athletic budget will top $4 million for the 2001-2002 fiscal year, showing signs that the university has re

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Univ. Of KY Football Sales Lag

The LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER’s Mary Meehan reported that the "recent woes for University of Kentucky football might be good news for fans who have wanted season tickets but couldn''t get them." T

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Univ. Of HI Football Ticket Sales

The HONOLULU ADVERTISER’s Stephen Tsai reported that the Univ. of HI "has sold an estimated 23,950 season tickets" for the upcoming football season, "down about 750 from last season." But UH Ass

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Marketplace Round-Up

Toyota has renewed its commitment as title sponsor of MD-based Corrigan Sports Enterprise''s ''02 Pro Beach Volleyball Tour. As title sponsor, Toyota receives placement on promos, on-site signage, reg

Tags: Colleges, Golf, Motorsports, NASCAR, Nike, PGA Tour, Speedway Motorsports Inc., Toyota, Visa

Harrington Billboard Spurs Talk

Those who believe that the Univ. of OR''s $250,000 billboard in N.Y. promoting QB Joey Harrington for the Heisman Trophy "will have the slightest benefit to the university''s academic profile or perfo

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Retailers Chase Hot Items

Many fans "seek merchandise for the most successful teams wherever they are, and better technology lets stores keep a close eye on trends," according to Scott Leith of the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. FL-bas

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Media Notes

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 10:30pm ET 30-minute edition of FSN''s "National Sports Report" led with Giants-Mets, followed by D''Backs-Phillies. The first non-MLB report was Bengals QB Jon Kitna being n

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Overnight Nielsen Ratings

The following lists overnight Nielsen ratings from recent sports events (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR "NFL on CBS": Eagles-Titans 8/23 CBS 8:00-11:15pm 5.0/8 NFL: Colts-Vikings 8/24 Fox 8:1

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