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UFC Plans Return To Orlando In Wake Of Strong Ticket Sales For Saturday Card

04 / 18 / 14

UFC on Saturday makes its first foray into Orlando with an event at Amway Center, and the level of promotion for the event marks a "drastic change" from previous shows in South Florida that left UC President Dana White "less than pleased," according to Brian Linder of the Daytona Beach NEWS-JOURNAL....

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Dallas-Ft. Worth Set For Big Sports Weekend

The Dallas-Ft. Worth area is set for a "mega-sports weekend" that features the Final Four at AT&T Stadium and the debut of the "world's largest high-definition big screen" at Texas Motor Speedway, according to Scott Wright of the OKLAHOMAN. TMS hosts NASCAR Nationwide and Sprint Cup Series ...

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Minnesota Submits Bid For '18 Super Bowl

Minnesota leaders have "offered their cooperation in Minneapolis' bid to host the 2018 Super Bowl, but they've drawn the line on exempting players salaries from the state income tax," according to Chris Tomasson of the ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS. The Minnesota Super Bowl Bid Committee yesterday "officia ...

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Will North Texas Land Another Final Four?

While a "tournament-record attendance is assured" for the Final Four on Saturday and Monday at AT&T Stadium, what is "not assured, despite the ticket demand and financial success of the event, is a return to North Texas by NCAA administrators," according to Jimmy Burch of the FT. WORTH STAR ...

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MLB, Blue Jays Prep For Montreal Games

For the "first time in nearly a decade, a diamond has been set up in the Olympic Stadium, and even if the teams that will occupy it" Friday night and Saturday afternoon are the Blue Jays and Mets, in "many ways this weekend is about the Montreal Expos," according to Sean Gordon of the GLOBE & MA ...

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Keeneland Planning Bid For Breeders' Cup

Keeneland Race Course is "in the running to host the Breeders' Cup World Championships," according to Janet Patton of the LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER. Keeneland President & CEO Bill Thomason on Thursday confirmed that the track "has asked to be considered for the two-day fall championships as s ...

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MSG NCAA Games Could Break Cost Record

Prices to see teams in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament East Regional "are soaring, as the median price paid on StubHub for a full strip of Sweet 16 and Elite Eight games at Madison Square Garden this Friday and Sunday, respectively, is $500," according to data cited by Darren Rovell of ESPN.com ...

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A-10 Looking For Tourney Host Sites

A-10 Commissioner Bernadette McGlade said she has had "great interest" from venues in the footprint of the conference to host the men's basketball tournament in '17 and '18, according to Tim Pearrell of the RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH. The conference is searching for a new venue after the ACC yesterday ...

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Nashville Planning Neutral-Site CFB Game

A Nashville group has "been quietly working toward putting together an annual, high-profile, early-season college football game for LP Field" beginning as early as '16, according to sources cited by John Glennon of the Nashville TENNESSEAN. Each game would "match an SEC team against a high-quality t ...

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Darlington Optimistic About New NASCAR Dates

Darlington Raceway President Chip Wile this week said that a new date and additional promotional efforts for the track's April NASCAR weekend could lead to improved attendance. Darlington last fall agreed to hold its NASCAR weekend April 11-12 after nine years of it being on Mother’s Day wee ...

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Benson Confident In '18 Super Bowl Bid

Saints Owner Tom Benson yesterday said that the city of New Orleans has a "great chance to successfully bid" for the '18 Super Bowl at the NFL's spring meetings in May, according to Ramon Antonio Vargas of the Baton Rouge ADVOCATE. Some "might figure the other two finalists" to host the game -- Indi ...

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