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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 31 / 14

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05/15/01
U.S. Open Economic Boost

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Tags: Baseball, Events and Attractions, New York Mets, New York Yankees, Olympics, Tennis, USTA, YankeeNets

05/10/01
Sports Revenue Impact In L.A.

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Tags: Baseball, Basketball, Events and Attractions, Football, Hockey, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Kings, Los Angeles Lakers, News Corp./Fox, NFL

05/10/01
'01 World Championship Notes

After a report yesterday stated that fewer than half of the tickets have been sold for the ''01 World Championships in Athletics (WCIA) in Edmonton, organizers "rushed Wednesday to trumpet" the additi

Tags: Events and Attractions, Track & Field

04/26/01
Goodwill Games Speculation

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Tags: Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Hawks, Atlanta Thrashers, Events and Attractions, Sports Events, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner

03/05/01
NASCAR Café To Expand

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02/22/01
CART Goes To Denver In '02

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02/09/01
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02/01/01
Powerade Track Meet Canceled

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Tags: Coca-Cola, Events and Attractions, NBC, Track & Field

01/30/01
L.A. Track Event To Be Nixed?

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