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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 01 / 15

$45M  – The amount Rivers Casino has contributed, to date, to the Sports & Exhibition Authority of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County for Consol Energy Center construction expenses, following the latest payment of $4.6M. By the time its agreement with SEA concludes in '38,...

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08/22/01
Names In The News

THANKS, MITT: BAIN CAPITAL, the Boston-based firm founded by SLOC President MITT ROMNEY, is donating $1M to the SLOC. Romney said, "My former partners will be ticket buyers and supporters of the Olymp

Tags: Basketball, Colleges, Golf, Hockey, McDonalds, National Lacrosse League, Brooklyn Nets, Olympics, SLOC, People and Pop Culture, YankeeNets

08/22/01
Media Notes

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 10:30pm ET 30-minute edition of FSN''s "National Sports Report" led with NASCAR''s report on the death of Dale Earnhardt, followed by D''Backs C Mike DiFelice being arrested

Tags: ABC, Arizona Diamondbacks, Baseball, Cleveland Indians, Colleges, ESPN, Football, Minnesota Twins, MLB, MLS, Motorsports, NASCAR, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Nielsen, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Francisco Giants, Soccer, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Walt Disney

08/21/01
Facility Notes

ONE OF THESE NIGHTS: In Denver, Michele Ames notes sound problems during the Eagles'' August 11 concert at Invesco Field at Mile High and writes the Metro Football Stadium District will pay as much as

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Baseball, Cincinnati Bengals, Colleges, Denver Broncos, Facilities, Football

08/21/01
Vegas Bowl On ABC At Xmas

The Las Vegas Bowl, which is owned by ESPN Regional TV, has replaced the Aloha Bowl on the Christmas Day lineup, but "probably even more significant is that the bowl ... switched from ESPN2 to ABC," a

Tags: ABC, Colleges, ESPN, Walt Disney

08/21/01
Cingular Close To NCAA Deal

Atlanta-based Cingular Wireless "is close" to signing an NCAA corporate sponsorship valued at up to $3.5M for the ''01-02 academic year, according to sources of Lee & Bernstein of the SPORTSBUSINESS J

Tags: Colleges, GTE, NCAA, Verizon

08/21/01
Will Kelly Raise USF Profile?

Earlier this year, Michael Kelly was hired as Univ. of South FL (USF) Associate AD for Business Development & Marketing, according to Gary Haber of the TAMPA TRIBUNE, who wrote that Kelly "impressed f

Tags: Colleges

08/21/01
Media Notes

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 10:30pm ET 30-minute edition of FSN''s "National Sports Report," the 11:00pm ET 30-minute edition of CNN/SI''s "Sports Tonight" and the 11:00pm ET 60-minute edition of ESPN''

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08/21/01
Executive Transactions

HOST RESTRUCTURES: Host Communications announced the company''s event and association management businesses strategically are coming together under the same operational umbrella, entitled "Host Affini

Tags: Colleges, ECHL, Football, Hockey, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture, Washington Redskins

08/21/01
Worker's Group Targets New Era

The Worker Rights Consortium (WRC) "for the first time ... is training its sights on an American factory," as it has recently issued a report "accusing the New Era Cap Company of having an extraordina

Tags: Baseball, Colleges, MLB

08/21/01
No Progress In NFL-Refs Talks

After meeting with referees yesterday, the NFL said that "no progress had been made" in its attempt to reach an agreement on a new contract with its game officials, according to Leonard Shapiro of the

Tags: ABC, Colleges, Denver Broncos, ESPN, Football, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, Walt Disney

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