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College Bowl Season Set To Begin, Including New Game In Montgomery

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 19 / 14

The ’14-15 college bowl season kicks off tomorrow with five games. Financial documents filed this summer by New Orleans Bowl Inc. indicated that last year's R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl generated $3.77M in revenue, with 58% of that via ticket sales. Last year's game drew its third straigh...

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08/30/99
EVENTS & ATTRACTIONS NOTES

The Pilot Pen Invitational women''s tennis event in New Haven, CT, drew a total attendance of 74,236, an 84% increase over last year''s 40,351 (HARTFORD COURANT, 8/29). Pilot Pen President & CEO Ron S

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08/27/99
U.S. WOMEN'S SOCCER TEAM GETS SET TO KICK OFF NIKE TOUR

The schedule for the Nike U.S. Women''s soccer team World Cup Champions tour "is complete," according to Peter Brewington of USA TODAY. The team will play Ireland in Foxboro, MA, on September 4; a Sep

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08/27/99
WILL PAN AM BAILOUT HURT FLORIDA 2012'S OLYMPIC BID?

FL 2012 Olympic officials said that South FL''s "decision to withdraw" from bidding for the 2007 Pan Am Games "won''t hurt [FL''s] efforts" to host the 2012 Olympics, according to Eric Miller of the T

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08/25/99
SAN ANTONIO A LEADING CANDIDATE TO HOST 2007 PAN AM GAMES?

Miami has "withdrawn as a candidate" to host the 2007 Pan Am Games, "leaving only" San Antonio and Raleigh-Durham as "contenders," according to Jerry Briggs of the SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS. San Antoni

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08/23/99
WWC TEAM COMING UP ROSES AGAIN? USSF EYES DEAL IN PASADENA

The USSF and Federation of Mexican Football officials are "close to completing a deal in which" the U.S. Women''s World Cup (WWC) team would play Mexico on September 26 at the Rose Bowl, according to

Tags: AEG, Events and Attractions, Los Angeles Galaxy, MLS

08/23/99
WOODS-GARCIA RIVALRY CONTINUES TO DRAW RAVE REVIEWS

ESPN''s Mike Lupica, when asked by Dick Schaap how much the Tiger Woods-Sergio Garcia one-two finish in last weekend''s PGA Championship "quiets" the Ryder Cup play-for- pay controversy: "It quiets it

Tags: ESPN, Events and Attractions, PGA Tour, Walt Disney

08/23/99
AN UP-LIFTING EXPERIENCE: SKI AREAS UPGRADED WITH BIG $$

CO ski areas are "spending a record" $233M "to improve their resorts" in ''99, $77M more than the previous record of $156M spent in ''98, according to Erika Gonzalez of the ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS, who wr

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08/20/99
NEXT STOP, CUBA? USSF MEN'S SOCCER TEAM SEEKING GAME IN '00

USSF officials "initiated discussions" with Cuban soccer officials last week "in an attempt to arrange" a match between the U.S. men''s team and the Cuban team in Havana, according to Seth Wickersham

Tags: Events and Attractions, MLS

08/19/99
WILLIAMS' ACTIONS ANGERS DU MAURIER TOURNAMENT OFFICIALS

Serena Williams'' withdrawal yesterday from the du Maurier Canadian Open 20 minutes prior to her scheduled match due to a shoulder injury and her "bailing out" of a function on Tuesday with tournament

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08/18/99
WINTER OF THEIR CONTENT? OFFICIALS TALK UP GOODWILL GAMES

The inaugural Winter Goodwill Games will be held in Lake Placid, NY, from February 17-20, 2000, and officials said yesterday that the "top athletes in 11 selected sports" will be invited to participat

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