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MGM Grand Reportedly Backing Off Talk Of Mayweather-Pacquiao Rematch

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 05 / 15

The MGM Grand Resort in Las Vegas had been "pumping up" a Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao rematch with advertisers and investors prior to Saturday's fight, "but now that plan’s on hold," according to sources cited by Stephanie Smith of the N.Y. POST. The proposed rematch was "going to...

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Arlington Park's WTC Triumph

The Breeders'' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships (WTC) drew 46,118 at Arlington Park Saturday, and a total of about $13.6M was wagered on-track, "exceeding the expectations of the Breeders'' Cup hi

Tags: Churchill Downs Inc., Events and Attractions, Horse Racing

Arlington Park Readies For WTC

Arlington Park Readies For ''02 WTC The 19th edition of the Breeders'' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships will be held tomorrow at Arlington Park in IL and will be televised on NBC from 1:00-6:00pm

Tags: Events and Attractions, Horse Racing, NBC, NTRA

Breeders' Cup Faces Conflicts

The Breeders'' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships (WTC) "will not be held at Churchill Downs in 2005 as planned because available dates conflict with NBC''s college football schedule and the FFA con

Tags: Churchill Downs Inc., Colleges, Events and Attractions, Horse Racing, NBC, NTRA

Boom Boom HuckJam Tour

Skateboarder Tony Hawk has the "most novel arena tour of the season, the curiously named" Boom Boom HuckJam — a "glitzy rock ''n'' roll circus on wheels, with action sports and music stars ... un

Tags: Events and Attractions, Walt Disney

ManU To Embark On U.S. Tour

Manchester United''s (ManU) first U.S. tour in over 20 years will begin with a July 23, 2003, game in Seattle and end with an August 3 contest in NJ, according to the N.Y. TIMES. ManU CEO Peter Kenyon

Tags: Events and Attractions, Manchester United, Soccer, YankeeNets

Ryder Cup's New Tone

The 34th Ryder Cup — canceled last year due to the September 11 terrorist attacks — begins Friday at The Belfry in England, and in DC, Leonard Shapiro reports "security is tight" with unifor

Tags: Callaway Golf, Events and Attractions, Acushnet, Golf, Nike, USA Networks

IN Sports Corp. Loses $2.69M

Empty Seats Leave IN Sports Corp. In The Red The IN Sports Corp. (ISC) lost about $2.69M on the World Basketball Championships (WBC), which were held from August 29-September 8 in Indianapolis, accord

Tags: Basketball, Colleges, Events and Attractions, NCAA

Charlotte Seeks BASS Event

The BASS Masters Classic "appears headed to Charlotte in 2004 if area leaders can raise $550,000 in incentives by the end of the month," according to Rick Bonnell of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, who notes

Tags: AHL, ESPN, Events and Attractions, Walt Disney

World Championships Suffer

While IN Sports Corp. (ISC) President Dale Neuburger confirmed the World Basketball Championships "did not reach financial expectations because of poor ticket sales," he "dismissed suggestions that th

Tags: Basketball, ESPN, Events and Attractions, NBA, Walt Disney

A Successful U.S. Open

A crowd of 25,210 turned out for yesterday''s Pete Sampras-Andre Agassi men''s U.S. Open final. A record night session crowd of 23,164 was in attendance for the Serena Williams-Venus Williams final Sa

Tags: Events and Attractions, Tennis, USTA

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