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NYRA Increasing Digital Capacity, Parking For Belmont Stakes After Last Year's Issues

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 24 / 15

NYRA President & CEO Chris Kay said that Belmont Park this year is "quadrupling its digital capacity, adding food options and expanding the LIRR loading area to allow for more cars" for this June's Belmont Stakes, according to Rick Karlin of the Albany TIMES UNION. NYRA officials on Wednesd...

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Ottawa Lands IIHF Junior Tourney

Ottawa has won the bid to host the ’09 Int’l Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Junior Championship, according to Barre Campbell of the OTTAWA SUN. The Ottawa bid committee “guaranteed Hockey Canada a

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Wachovia Championship Continues Growth

By Rick Ellington, Staff Writer The fourth edition of the Wachovia Championship teed off this morning in Charlotte, and the tournament has quickly vaulted into the upper echelon of PGA Tour stops sinc

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Michigan Sees Modest Gains From Super Bowl

Following Super Bowl XL at Ford Field, new figures from the Michigan Department of Treasury show the state’s sales tax receipts were up only 2% from last year in February and March, “the two months wh

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Grand Prix Of Houston To Host Fight Card

The Champ Car World Series Grand Prix of Houston has teamed with Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions to organize a local boxing card on May 11 to coincide with the race weekend, according to W.H.

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Atlanta's SB, NASCAR HOF Bids Made Public

Atlanta’s bid committee offered $24.5M in cash and in-kind contributions to land the ’09 Super Bowl, according to Tim Tucker of the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. The Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce released

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Ultimate Game To Offer Richest Purse In Golf

The Ultimate Game, a “mix of match play and stroke play with a $2[M] first prize, ... the richest in golf history,” is scheduled for June 6-8, 2007, at Wynn Las Vegas Golf Course & Country Club, accor

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Toms Blasts Augusta National Policies

PGA Tour member David Toms has spoken out against the “secret, exclusive society” at Augusta National and The Masters, and his comments “might encourage the club to make reasonable accommodations with

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Notre Dame Footballer Inks Boxing Deal

Top Rank Chair Bob Arum has signed a three-bout deal with Univ. of Notre Dame S Tom Zbikowski, who will make his professional boxing debut on June 10 at MSG on the under card of the Miguel Cotto-Pauli

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USA Today's Must-See Places In Sports

USA TODAY’s Anne Goodfriend offers a list of ten “unforgettable perches” in sports, as described by Ticketsnow.com CEO Mike Domek (USA TODAY, 4/7). CHART GOES HERE

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World Congress: AEG Teaming With Chelsea

Chelsea CEO Peter Kenyon revealed a partnership agreement with AEG during a morning keynote address yesterday at the 5th annual Octagon/Street & Smith’s World Congress of Sports. The relationship will

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