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Conor McGregor To Fight Eddie Alvarez At MSG On Nov. 12; UFC Eyes Gate Record

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 27 / 16

Conor McGregor will face Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 on Nov. 12, giving MSG a "main event worthy of its MMA debut," according to Joseph Staszewski of the N.Y. POST. The fight is the third title bout on a "now-loaded card" that also features Tyrone Woodley-Stephen Thompson and Joanna Jedrzejczyk-Ka...

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Wimbledon Tech Monitoring Fans' Emotions

Play at Wimbledon begins on Monday, and cameras linked to IBM Watson's machine-learning platform "may be monitoring" fans' facial expressions and "trying to work out what emotions" they are displaying, according to Matthew Wall of the BBC. The All England Lawn Tennis Club and IBM are "remaining tigh ...

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USMNT, Argentina Do Battle In Houston

The U.S. tonight "takes on world No.1 Argentina in the semifinals of Copa America Centenario," and more than 70,000 fans will attend at the "soldout NRG Stadium," according to Corey Roepken of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. The crowd "will heavily favor the Americans, but before, during and after the game, ...

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CWS Beer Sales Going Smoothly Thus Far

Alcohol is available to the general public for the first time at this year's College World Series , and a TD Ameritrade Park spokesperson said that sales "ran smoothly" this weekend, according to Roseann Moring of the OMAHA WORLD-HERALD. Metropolitan Entertainment & Convention Authority officia ...

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MiLB Aircraft Carrier HR Contest A Success

Eight Single-A players yesterday "found themselves launching balls into San Diego Bay" for the Midway Classic, a home run contest between the California League and Carolina League, according to Jim Alexander of the Riverside PRESS-ENTERPRISE. The contest was held aboard the USS Midway ahead of tonig ...

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Boost Boston Games T&F Event Gets Mixed Reviews

The inaugural adidas Boost Boston Games were held Saturday, and the track and field event received "mixed reviews" from the competing athletes, according to Shira Springer of the BOSTON GLOBE. While the athletes "all praised the concept, competition, crowds and overall atmosphere, they also criticiz ...

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CWS Begins Alcohol Sales Pilot Program

Beer taps at the College World Series on Saturday in Omaha "will be open to the general public for the first time ," and the one-year trial could "lead to alcohol sales at more NCAA championship events," according to Eric Olson of the AP. NCAA Managing Dir of Championships & Alliances Ron Prett ...

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U.S.-Ecuador In Jeopardy Of Not Selling Out

The U.S. men's national team tonight faces Ecuador in the quarterfinals of the Copa America Centenario at CenturyLink Field, and as of late yesterday afternoon organizers said that "more than 20,000 tickets remained unsold," according to Kevin Baxter of the L.A. TIMES. That makes it "likely the ...

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Heat Could Host Future NBA All-Star Game

The Heat "have not been approached" about hosting the '17 NBA All-Star Game should Charlotte lose it due to HB2 , but the league "has been in touch with the team about hosting the event in the near future," according to Ira Winderman of the South Florida SUN-SENTINEL. This would mark only the secon ...

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Free Concerts Supporting MLB All-Star Game

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Fantasy Convention Blames NFL For Postponement

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