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College Bowl Season Set To Begin, Including New Game In Montgomery

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 19 / 14

The ’14-15 college bowl season kicks off tomorrow with five games. Financial documents filed this summer by New Orleans Bowl Inc. indicated that last year's R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl generated $3.77M in revenue, with 58% of that via ticket sales. Last year's game drew its third straigh...

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Atlanta Focusing On Fortune 500 In HOF Bid

Atlanta’s proposed NASCAR HOF –- like Charlotte’s plan –- “would be built with no contribution from NASCAR,” according to financial projections cited by Scott Dodd of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. Both bids

Tags: Coca-Cola, Events and Attractions, Home Depot, Motorsports, NASCAR, UPS

NYRA Handles $87.6M For Belmont Stakes

The New York Racing Association (NYRA) handled over $87.6M from all sources for its 13-race card last Saturday, “a record for a Belmont Stakes Day when a Triple Crown was not on the line,” according t

Tags: Events and Attractions, Horse Racing

Early Draft Of Charlotte's Bid For NASCAR HOF

An early draft of Charlotte’s bid for the NASCAR HOF showed that NASCAR will get “guaranteed payments for the use of its name and merchandise,” according to Scott Dodd of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, who n

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Impact Of NASCAR HOF In Charlotte

A NASCAR HOF in Charlotte “would generate less revenue per year for Mecklenburg County’s economy than a single Nextel Cup race at Lowe’s Motor Speedway does for the region,” according to an economic i

Tags: Bank of America, Events and Attractions, Motorsports, NASCAR, Nextel, Speedway Motorsports Inc.

Salt Lake Lauded For Soccer Support

In deciding to hold Saturday night's Costa Rica-U.S. men's World Cup qualifying match at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, the USSF and U.S. coach Bruce Arena were hopeful of a greater home field

Tags: ESPN, Events and Attractions, MLS, Real Salt Lake, Soccer, Walt Disney

Teva To Take Mountain Games International

Vail-based Untraditional Marketing, which produces The Teva Mountain Games, is taking the event “international, starting with a European event in 2007 and plans to move into Asia, Australia and Latin

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Beckham Unveils Plans For Soccer Academy

Real Madrid MF David Beckham on Thursday joined AEG President & CEO Tim Leiweke and Beckham-brand manager Simon Fuller at The Home Depot Center to unveil plans for the David Beckham Academy. The same

Tags: AEG, Events and Attractions, Home Depot, Los Angeles Galaxy, Manchester United, MLS, Soccer

NASCAR Preparing For HOF Bid Evaluation

NASCAR has received the final bid packages from the five cities and will send them to Raleigh, North Carolina-based consultancy OnSport, according to Jeff Elder of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. NASCAR Charl

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NASCAR HOF Bidders Finalizing Proposals

The “latest obstacle to Charlotte’s bid” for the NASCAR HOF has been removed, as the federal government will let the city and the state of North Carolina raise $20M by selling 11 acres of land at a re

Tags: Events and Attractions, Int'l Speedway Corp., Motorsports, NASCAR, Speedway Motorsports Inc.

Baseball HOF Unveiling New Expanded Layout

The National Baseball HOF Museum in Cooperstown, New York, is “unveiling a new and expanded layout,” the “final result of a $20[M] renovation that has been in the planning for seven years and has feat

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