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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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Florida Approves NASCAR License Tags

Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said he would immediately sign a bill passed by Florida state legislators to create NASCAR-branded license plates “to help finance” the NASCAR HOF if it is awarded to Daytona, ac

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Intercollegiate Athletics: Myles Brand

Day One of Street & Smith’s Intercollegiate Athletics Forum at the N.Y. Marriott East Side yesterday included a one-on-one interview with NCAA President Myles Brand. Brand said academic reform is one

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Intercollegiate Athletics: Managing Growth

The Street & Smith’s Intercollegiate Athletics Forum began yesterday with the panel titled, “Athletic Directors Speak Out on Managing the Growth of College Sports.” Texas A&M AD Bill Byrne said, “Our

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Intercollegiate Athletics: Diversity Issues

Street & Smith’s Intercollegiate Athletics Forum at the N.Y. Marriott East Side yesterday included a panel, “Title IX: Clarification, Compliance, Complications and Solutions,” that was moderated by au

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Intercollegiate Athletics: BCS

With the BCS under scrutiny on Capitol Hill yesterday, the session at Street & Smith’s Intercollegiate Athletics Forum titled, “The Future of the BCS and a National College Football Title Game,” was a

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Stevie Wonder Added To Super Bowl XL Acts

Stevie Wonder will be part of the pregame show at Super Bowl XL, according to Kelley Carter of the DETROIT FREE PRESS. Wonder, who last participated in a Super Bowl performance during the ’99 halftime

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Performers Set For FIFA World Cup Gala

FIFA has formally unveiled plans to stage a US$29.2M gala on June 7 at Olympiastadion in Berlin to open the ’06 World Cup, which the organization hopes “will become a tradition at future World Cups,”

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Motorsports Marketing Forum: J.D. Gibbs

Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) President J.D. Gibbs, whose team won this year’s Nextel Cup championship with Tony Stewart in the No. 20 Home Depot Chevrolet, was featured in a one-on-one interview yesterday a

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Motorsports Marketing Forum: Chase's Impact

Day Two of Street & Smith’s Motorsports Marketing Forum kicked off yesterday with a discussion called “The NASCAR Nextel Chase for the Cup and the Impact on Sponsor Visibility,” which featured NASCAR

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Motown Upset With Super Bowl XL Act

The NFL’s selection of the Rolling Stones to headline the halftime show at Super Bowl XL “has many Motown fans angry over the snub to Detroit’s hometown music,” according to Graham & Whitall of the DE

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