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Churchill Downs Balances Business Objectives With Kentucky Derby ExperiencePublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 27 / 15
Churchill Downs Inc. conceded some of the criticisms last year during Kentucky Derby week "'hurt' as the casino and racing company is doing more this year that is not purely profit driven," according to Gregory Hall of the Louisville COURIER-JOURNAL. CDI this year "created a corporate-level pos...
An announced crowd of 13,476 attended Sunday’s ArenaBowl XX at the Thomas & Mack Center, up from the 10,822 who attended the game last year, according to Mark Anderson of the LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL.
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Thomas & Mack Center officials would not release an attendance figure for the Saturday night boxing card originally scheduled to be headlined by the Diego Corrales-Jose Luis Castillo WBC Lightweight t
Sprinter Marion Jones, a Nike endorser, competed in Saturday’s Reebok Grand Prix track meet in N.Y., though her reps “did not approach” Reebok Grand Prix Dir Mark Wetmore “until last week about her ru
New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) President Stephen Perry said that the Superdome Commission, SMG, the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation and the CVB “will work jointly and will have s
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Suns Chair & CEO Jerry Colangelo raised almost $6M in 90 days for the newly renovated Naismith Memorial Basketball HOF after being asked by HOF CEO John Doleva to raise $5M for the facility in ’03, ac
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By Brad Pinkerton, Staff Writer Anheuser-Busch VP/Global Media & Sports Marketing Tony Ponturo and MLB Cardinals President Mark Lamping participated in a panel titled, “Developing Mutually-Beneficial
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