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Chicago Mulling Bid To Host X Games in '19, '20 After Previous Loss To Austin

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 23 / 16

Chicago is "weighing a bid to host" the '19 and '20 X Games, according to Phil Rosenthal of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. With a Nov. 1 deadline to notify event operator ESPN Events of interest, Chicago Sports Commission Exec Dir Kara Bachman confirmed by email Thursday that it is "considering an invitation ...

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Sports Sponsorship Symposium Highlights

The 6th annual SBJ/SBD Relay Worldwide Sports Sponsorship Symposium concluded yesterday in N.Y. Below are highlights from the final day of the two-day event. For complete coverage, visit SBJ/SBD's free sports sponsorship community site at www.sportsbusinessconferences.com/sss-pov/ . ...

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Frank McCourt To Acquire L.A. Marathon

McCourt Moves Closer In Bid To Acquire L.A. Marathon An L.A. City Council committee yesterday approved Dodgers Owner Frank McCourt's bid to acquire the rights to the L.A. Marathon from Ch ...

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Sports Sponsorship Symposium Highlights

The 6th annual SBJ/SBD Relay Worldwide Sports Sponsorship Symposium kicked off yesterday in N.Y. Below are some highlights from the two-day event. For complete coverage, visit SBJ/SBD's free sports sponsorship community site at  www.sportsbusinessconferences.com/sss-po ...

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NHRA Carolinas Nationals Set To Debut

The new zMAX Dragway at Lowe's Motor Speedway (LMS) today through Sunday will host the inaugural NHRA Carolinas Nationals, and Cabarrus County (NC) and LMS officials indicated that fans are "expected to ...

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St. Louis Impressive For BMW Championship

Tournament Official Feels St. Louis Exceeded  Expectations In Hosting BMW Championships  Despite all of the "logistical nightmares brought on by the ...

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U.S. Open Saturday Scheduling Debated

Inclement Weather Plays Havoc With U.S. Open Scheduling On Saturday  USTA officials Saturday, in consultation with CBS, made the "unprecedented decision to begin&q ...

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U.S. Open Builds Off Tennis Buzz

U.S. Open Seeing Strong Attendance Despite Recent Economic Downturn Despite a "sagging economy," there is an "appetite for tennis" at the U.S. Open  ...

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USTA Aims For Greener U.S. Open

The USTA at this year's U.S. Open is offering "gentle pointers" on how to make the event "a little less wasteful," according to Jennifer Smith of NEWSDAY. There are "pink recycling bins for plastic water bottles, ...

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Deutsche Bank's Carbon-Neutral Plan

By Jon Show , Staff Writer, SportsBusiness Journal Deutsche Bank Championship Looks To  Become First Carbon-Neutral PGA Event This week’s Deutsche Bank Championship near Bo ...

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PGA Championship Tees Off In Busy Time

PGA Championship Tees Off Amid Busy Sports Schedule The 90th PGA Championship, which teed off this morning at Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, &quo ...

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