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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 25 / 14

Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban will appear in a one-on-one interview on HBO's "Real Sports" at 9:00pm ET.

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07/22/14
NFL Draft Leaving N.Y. Just A One-Time Deal?

With the site of next year's NFL Draft still undecided, debate continues on whether the league should rotate the event's host city each year. ESPN's Dan Graziano said, "The people I talked to said, 'No, this is just for this year.' But that can't be ruled out. So I think what we're seeing is a chanc ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, NFL

07/17/14
Senior Ryder Cup Reportedly Coming In '15

The PGA of America and the European and PGA tours are "far down the road on the creation of a Senior Ryder Cup that would be played sometime next fall" in the U.S., according to GOLFWEEK's Forecaddie. Sources said that it is "clear that all parties are determined to get such an event off the ground ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, PGA of America, PGA Tour

07/16/14
Jeter's Farewell Dominates Proceedings At All-Star Game

The MLB All-Star Game at Target Field last night "rightly became a celebration" of Yankees SS Derek Jeter's career, according to Steve Buckley of the BOSTON HERALD ( 7/16 ). In N.Y., Mark Feinsand notes Jeter "was greeted by a huge ovation when he stepped to the plate to lead off the bottom of the ...

Tags: MLB, Events and Attractions

07/16/14
Reds Begin Internal Preparations For '15 ASG

The '15 MLB All-Star Game will be played at Cincinnati's Great American Ball Park, and Reds COO Phil Castellini said that planning the event will "dominate his time the next 12 months," according to a front-page piece by Josh Pichler of the CINCINNATI ENQUIRER. Holding a successful event next y ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, MLB

07/16/14
More Than 1 Million Visit Brazil For World Cup

Brazilian tourism officials announced that a total of 1 million "foreign visitors visited the country" for the FIFA World Cup, according to Loretta Chao of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. The number "exceeds the 600,000 tourists from abroad that Brazil’s Tourism Board originally expected to attend by ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, FIFA World Cup

07/15/14
Cespedes Goes Back-To-Back In HR Derby

A crowd of 40,558 withstood a one-hour rain delay prior to last night's Gillette Home Run Derby at Target Field, but little "spectacular materialized" until A's LF Yoenis Cespedes "found his groove late to secure his second consecutive Derby crown," according to Joe Christensen of the Minneapol ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, MLB

07/14/14
Brazil's World Cup Deemed A Success

The '14 FIFA World Cup was "plagued by doubts over whether the stadiums would be ready and stay standing, and if Brazil’s people would join in the fun or try to spoil it," but the event was "a winner" in the end, according to Gerald Imray of the AP. The stadiums were "pretty much full to the b ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, FIFA World Cup

07/14/14
Secondary Ticket Market Down For HR Derby, ASG

Secondary market prices for tonight’s MLB Home Run Derby and tomorrow’s All-Star Game in Minneapolis are the lowest since the ’11 event in Phoenix. According to N.Y.-based ticket aggregator TiqIQ, average listing prices for the Home Run Derby at Target Field are $324.83, down 14% f ...

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07/11/14
MLB All-Star Game Ticket Prices Dropping

SeatGeek Communications Analyst Connor Gregoire said that ticket prices to the MLB All-Star Game at Target Field over the past few weeks "have dropped" some 22% from "a peak of $729 to a new daily low of $571," according to Rochelle Olson of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. Tickets for the Home Run Der ...

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07/10/14
MVC Tourney To Remain In St. Louis

The Missouri Valley Conference's men's basketball tournament will "remain in St. Louis" through at least '18 after signing a three-year extension with Scottrade Center, according to Cameron Hollway of the ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH. The agreement comes with "option years the MVC can exercise" for ...

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