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NFL To Let Cardinals Fans Preview Super Bowl XLIX Stadium App

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 21 / 14

The NFL at today’s Seahawks-Cardinals game will allow fans to preview the Super Bowl Stadium App in advance of the Feb. 1 game at Univ. of Phoenix Stadium. The mobile app, which is available for both iOS and Android devices, allows users to access three types of video content – in-game h...

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Host Cities Revealed For '15 Gold Cup

CONCACAF yesterday announced the host cities and venues for the '15 Gold Cup, which will be played July 7-26 in the U.S. The confederation also announced group seeds and group stage dates as well. Soccer United Marketing and CONCACAF had previously run a six-month RFP process to select the stadiums, ...

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TaxSlayer Bowl Prez Optimistic On Attendance

The Jan. 2 TaxSlayer Bowl pits Tennessee (6-6) against Iowa (7-5), but event President & CEO Rick Catlett said the team records "don't mean as much" under the new bowl system, according to Chet Fussman of the FLORIDA TIMES-UNION. Catlett said, "Some fans locally and some of the sportswriters lik ...

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Toronto Mayor Dismayed With Pan Am Officials

Toronto Mayor John Tory said the expenses racked up by Toronto '15 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games officials "defy common sense," according to Shawn Jeffords of the TORONTO SUN. Tory on Sunday reacted to reports that games staff "used corporate credit cards to fly around the globe, buy booze, football ...

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Red Sox COO Kennedy Talks Winter Classic

Red Sox COO Sam Kennedy on Saturday discussed the " possibility of Fenway Park hosting" the '16 NHL Winter Classic , while acknowledging that Gillette Stadium "is also in the running and hinted that other venues could be involved, too," according to Scott McLaughlin of WEEI.com. Kennedy: "We would l ...

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Report: '16 Winter Classic Heading To Boston

The NHL is “trying to get a deal done” with the Bruins to “have next year’s Winter Classic in Boston," according to TSN's Bob McKenzie. A deal could be finalizes "by mid-January to mid-February ... if all goes well." McKenzie reported the Wild and Avalanche will host games &l ...

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USA Today, 3d Lacrosse Team For Youth Tourney

USA Today Sports and lacrosse events group 3d Lacrosse are teaming to stage a youth tournament that will see club teams from 16 markets in four age groups -- 8th-11th grade -- competing in “The Great State Showdown.” The event, which will showcase some of the country's top high-scho ...

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Orlando Officials Mulling CFP Title Game Bid

Leaders from the city of Orlando are "moving closer to possibly hosting college football’s national championship game at the newly-renovated Citrus Bowl, but they haven’t settled on whether to submit a bid," according to Matt Murschel of the ORLANDO SENTINEL. Florida Citrus Sports CEO St ...

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NFL May Seek More Tax Breaks For '18 Super Bowl

Officials for the new Vikings stadium have confirmed the NFL "will be making requests" to state lawmakers at the next legislative session for "additional tax exemptions" related to the '18 Super Bowl, according to a front-page piece by Doug Belden of the ST.PAUL PIONEER PRESS. The exemptions "w ...

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Big Ten To Hold '18 MBB Tournament At MSG

The Big Ten "will play its men’s basketball tournament at Madison Square Garden" in '18, with a formal announcement likely coming tomorrow, according to sources cited by Pete Thamel of SI.com. MSG "will still host the Big East Tournament" that year, with the Big Ten holding its event "the week ...

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San Jose Lands U.S. Women's Gymnastics Trials

USA Gymnastics officials on Thursday announced that San Jose has been awarded the ‘16 Olympic women’s gymnastics trials, "a coup for local organizers who produced a successful event before the London Games 2 1/2 years ago," according to Elliott Almond of the SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS. The e ...

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