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Friday Boxing announcer  Michael Buffer  will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell to celebrate Saturday’s Gennady Golovkin - Daniel Geale championship bout at MSG. Late WGN Cubs and White Sox TV and radio announcer Jack Brickhouse will be honored during the afternoon Cardin...

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06/14/04
Monmouth To Host '07 Breeders'

Breeders' Cup Ltd. Friday announced its "intention to hold" the '07 Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships at Monmouth Park, according to Matthew Futterman of the Newark STAR-LEDGER, who noted

Tags: Events and Attractions, Horse Racing, NJSEA

06/11/04
Seattle Games Mirror Goodwill

The tentatively titled USA-China Invitational, a major int'l athletics competition modeled after the Goodwill Games, is scheduled for Seattle next June, "with plans for similar events in the following

Tags: Events and Attractions, NBC, Olympics, USOC

06/08/04
NFL, Jags Announce Tailgate

NFL and Jaguars execs announced that the team's former practice field adjacent to Alltel Stadium will host the NFL Tailgate Party at Super Bowl XXXIX, according to Doug Filaroski of the JACKSONVILLE B

Tags: Events and Attractions, Football, Jacksonville Jaguars, NFL, Viacom

06/07/04
Belmont Stakes Sets Records

Despite the threat of inclement weather, new attendance (120,139) and on-track handle ($14.5M) records for Belmont Park and the NYRA were set Saturday during Belmont Stakes Day, which featured a 13-ra

Tags: Events and Attractions, Horse Racing

06/04/04
Shinnecock Tribe Deals w/ USGA

The USGA and the Shinnecock Indian Nation have reached an agreement that "has put an end to threats of protest" during this month's U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, according to Ryan Herringto

Tags: Events and Attractions, Golf, USGA

05/25/04
USGA Angers Shinnecock Nation

Leaders of the 1,500-member Shinnecock Nation Indian Tribe are "upset the USGA chose not to use tribal land for parking, ... depriving them of a potential six-figure windfall" at the upcoming U.S. Ope

Tags: Events and Attractions, Golf, USGA

05/19/04
Super Bowl Impact Questioned

Despite projections of a $300-336M economic impact on Houston for hosting Super Bowl XXXVIII, the "verdict is unclear," according to Bill Murphy of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. Local hotel revenue increased

Tags: Events and Attractions, Football, NFL

05/17/04
Smarty Jones Catches U.S.' Eye

Saturday's crowd of 112,668 was the "largest in the history of the Preakness — by more than 8,000 — and the nationwide betting handle of $85.1[M] for all the Pimlico races and [$58.8M] just

Tags: Events and Attractions, Horse Racing, NBC, NTRA, Visa

05/14/04
Facilities & Franchises 2004

By Josh Rosen, Staff Writer, The Sports Business Daily Street & Smith's Sports Group's Sports Facilities & Franchises 2004 conference at the Omni San Diego Hotel continued Thursday with a panel discus

Tags: Boston Bruins, Detroit Red Wings, Events and Attractions, Golden State Warriors, Memphis Grizzlies, Phoenix Coyotes, San Francisco Giants

05/13/04
Franchises & Facilities 2004

By Josh Rosen, Staff Writer, The Sports Business Daily The two-day Street & Smith's Sports Group Sports Facilities & Franchises 2004 conference at the Omni San Diego Hotel kicked off yesterday with a

Tags: Arizona Cardinals, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Cavaliers, Events and Attractions, NASCAR, Nike, PBA, Phoenix Coyotes, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants, Toronto Blue Jays, US West/Qwest

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