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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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Super Bowl News & Notes

The Hotel & Motel Association of Greater Houston (HMAGH) on Friday announced a resolution "limiting the rates its 270 members can charge for rooms during Super Bowl week," according to Zanto Peabody o

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Globetrotters, All-Stars Confusion

Former Harlem Globetrotter Meadowlark Lemon and his new Harlem All-Stars are playing at Glendale Arena February 7, eight days before the Globetrotters play at America West Arena, and Globetrotters Own

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Bike Races Headed For Infineon

Infineon Raceway will host the first annual California Outdoor Sports Championships, according to Jack Rux of the OAKLAND TRIBUNE, who wrote that the May 15-16 event will include "running and gravity

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Don King Inks Chicago Deal

Don King will promote fights in Chicago for the first time since '87 after inking a deal with local promoter Bobby Hitz "on a series of fights at small and mid-sized venues" in the Chicago area, accor

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Kwan Boosts USFSC Revenues

Michelle Kwan's appearance at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Atlanta this weekend "was probably the difference between the nine-day event breaking even or losing money," according to Karen R

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VT Couple Buys Crested Butte

Vermont-based resort developers Tim and Diane Mueller acquired Crested Butte (CO) Mountain ski area on Wednesday, according to the DENVER POST's Jason Blevins. While the Muellers see the "need for rea

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Holiday Boom For CO Resorts

Colorado ski resorts reported an increase in "the coveted destination traveler," during the holiday season, according to Chris Walsh of the ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS, who noted the skiers gave "a much neede

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Rose Bowl Increasing Security

With the U.S. on high alert for threats of a terrorist attack, stewards of the Tournament of Roses "have instituted safeguards that will make security at Thursday's Rose Bowl game and Rose Parade the

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Baltimore Reaping Playoff $$$

Ravens VP/Business Development & Marketing Dennis Mannion estimates that the team's home playoff game Saturday against the Titans "will represent at least a $10[M] economic boost to the Baltimore area

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Houston Super Bowl Update

The Houston City Council, by a 9-5 vote, "approved a $475,000 sponsorship with the Houston Super Bowl XXXVIII Host Committee but only after trimming the price tag by $25,000," according to Matt Schwar

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