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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 29 / 14

SportsBusiness Daily is seeking an entry-level Staff Writer at our Charlotte, N.C., headquarters. Qualified candidates will have excellent knowledge of sports and business issues, with equally strong writing and verbal skills. Must also have a solid work ethic and thrive in a team environment. Stron...

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07/07/14
Ticket Sales Strong For Int'l Champions Cup Games

The Guinness Int'l Champions Cup will head to Heinz Field on July 27 for a match between EPL club Manchester City and Serie A club AC Milan, and Relevent Sports CEO Charlie Stillitano said that organizers have "seen a spike in ticket sales in recent weeks as fans have become hooked on the World Cup, ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Soccer

07/03/14
FIFA Execs Hinting At '26 U.S. World Cup?

FIFA execs have "flagged up a possible American bid" for the '26 World Cup after "the 'staggering' impact of the tournament" in the U.S., according to Martyn Ziegler of the PA. FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke told Brazil newspaper Globo, "What we see in the United States is staggering. The audi ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, FIFA World Cup

07/03/14
Match Play To Feature Round-Robin Format

TPC Harding Park in S.F. yesterday was announced as the site of the '15 WGC-Match Play Championship, which will have a "different format starting next year," according to Jeff Rude of GOLF WEEK. The 64-man field will be divided into 16 four-player groups, and each group "will play round-robin matche ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, PGA Tour

07/01/14
'15 Match Play headed To Harding Park

The '15 WGC-Match Play Championship is "coming to Harding Park" in S.F. and also is "expected to move from February to May, improving the chances of dry conditions," according to Ron Kroichick of the S.F. CHRONICLE. The tournament was "held the past eight years at Dove Mountain outside Tucson." A so ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, PGA Tour

06/30/14
Future Dates For Quicken Loans National Unknown

The PGA Tour has not announced its '14-15 schedule, but "a quirk in the calendar will move the Quicken Loans National off its traditional late-June or early-July date to July 30-Aug. 2," according to sources cited by Barry Svrluga of the WASHINGTON POST. The reason for the change is that the U. ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Golf

06/30/14
Kentucky Speedway Pleased With Cup Race

Kentucky Speedway "finally enjoyed a NASCAR Sprint Cup race where all went relatively well," as attendance "was good, the weather cooperated and there were no major traffic problems" during Saturday's Quaker State 400, according to Tom Groeschen of the CINCINNATI ENQUIRER. While attendance "was shy ...

Tags: NASCAR, Events and Attractions

06/27/14
Sources: Harding Park Gets PGA Championship

TPC Harding Park will "host two of golf's biggest events next decade," with the S.F. course set to host the '20 PGA Championship and the '25 Presidents Cup, according to sources cited by Alex Miceli of GOLF WEEK. No dates "have been set," but a "joint announcement with the PGA of America and the PGA ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Golf, PGA of America, PGA Tour

06/27/14
U.S.-Belgium Prices Jump On Secondary Market

Ticket prices for the U.S.-Belgium FIFA World Cup Round of 16 match "jumped" after the matchup was determined on Thursday afternoon, according to Richard Farley of NBCSPORTS.com. The secondary market "originally had tickets going for an average of $850.98" earlier Thursday, but the price on TiqIQ.c ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, FIFA World Cup

06/26/14
CWS Sets Overall Attendance Record

The College World Series drew a total of 347,740 fans this season, eclipsing the "old mark of 341,483 from last season," according to Evan Bland of the OMAHA WORLD-HERALD. This year's event drew an average of 21,734 fans per game for 16 games. Last night's championship game, which saw Vanderbilt bea ...

Tags: Events and Attractions

06/26/14
Tickets In High Demand For MLB All-Star Game

After-market brokers said that tickets to the July 15 MLB All-Star Game at Target Field are in “high demand,” as prices “range from $300 for a standing-room-only ticket to thousands of dollars for the best seats in the ballpark,” according to Elizabeth Hernandez of the ST. PA ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, MLB, Minnesota Twins

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