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Sunday's Heritage Classic In Winnipeg Serves As Payoff For Jets Following Return To City

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 21 / 16

NHL Senior VP/Hockey Operations Kris King on Thursday said that he sees Sunday's Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic between the Oilers and Jets "as a payoff for Winnipeg, capping a process set in motion by the transfer" of the Thrashers to Manitoba prior to the '11-12 season, according to Mike Sa...

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Jon Jones Pulled From UFC 200

UFC fighter Jon Jones has been "accused of a drug-testing violation and his title unification bout with Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 200 on Saturday at T-Mobile Arena is off," according to Kevin Iole of YAHOO SPORTS. UFC President Dana White said that the Brock Lesnar-Mark Hunt heavyweigh ...

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Stewart's Retirement May Help Brickyard 400

After a "hugely successful Indianapolis 500 in May," IMS officials are hoping NASCAR's Brickyard 400 "enjoys a resurgence as well -- a goal that will get a boost from the hoopla surrounding the retirement" of Indiana native Tony Stewart, according to Max Gabovitch of the INDIANAPOLIS BUSINESS JOURN ...

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Tickets To '18 World Cup Lower For Russians

FIFA yesterday announced its pricing structure for the '18 World Cup in Russia, revealing that tickets will be available to Russian residents "at a fifth of the price paid by foreigners," according to the MOSCOW TIMES. Russian residents will have access "to at least 350,000 tickets for the tournamen ...

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Grand Prix Of Boston Files For Bankruptcy

The Grand Prix of Boston "filed for bankruptcy" yesterday following lawsuits after its "IndyCar race collapsed in April ," according to a front-page piece by Mark Arsenault of the BOSTON GLOBE. The company is claiming $9M in liabilities, including $1.67M "owed to ticket holders who were never reimb ...

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Evansville Considering Bid For First Four Games

Evansville (Ind.) Sports Exec Dir Jason Sands wants to see if the city can "wrestle away the 'First Four' games" of the NCAA Tournament from Dayton, which has hosted the opening games every year since '11, according to Daniel Allar of the Evansville COURIER & PRESS. Sands said he is "evaluating" ...

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Fort Bragg MLB Game A Success

The Marlins defeated the Braves "before 12,582 mostly active-duty soldiers and their families Sunday" at Fort Bragg in Eastern North Carolina, but the score "hardly mattered," according to Sammy Batten of the FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER. For the players and coaches, this was "about honoring the milit ...

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U.S. Swim Trials Set Attendance Mark

The final session of the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials on Sunday at CenturyLink Center drew 13,194 fans, bringing the "eight-day, 15-session total to a record 197,892," according to Beideck & Kaipust of the OMAHA WORLD-HERALD. Omaha drew "just more than" 167,000 in '12 and 160,000 in '08. T ...

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Finishing Touches Being Put On Fort Bragg Field

Three days before the scheduled Braves-Marlins game , Fort Bragg Field "remained an active construction site" as large trucks "were entering and exiting the main home plate gate, including one hauling a dozen portable toilets to be set up around the ballpark," according to Michael Futch of the FAYE ...

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Detroit Makes Pitch For Skating Championships

Officials from the Detroit Sports Commission, Olympia Entertainment and the Detroit Skating Club "made their pitch Thursday to host" the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in '18, and if Detroit wins the bid, the event "will be shared between Little Caesars Arena and the Detroit Skating Club," accord ...

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Tix For Ft. Bragg MLB Game Are Nontransferable

The Marlins and Braves on Sunday will play a regular-season game on the military base in Fort Bragg, N.C. , and officials are "reminding would-be attendees that all tickets are nontransferable and not for sale," according to Drew Brooks of the FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER. Fort Bragg's Directorate of ...

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