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PBR Positions Spring Las Vegas Event As "Major," With Added Outdoor Concepts

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 21 / 15

PBR has "positioned its Last Cowboy Standing competition, held Memorial Day weekend in Las Vegas, as one of its four 'major' events on the Built Ford Tough Series schedule and has planned a massive 'spring break' festival around it," according to Josh Carpenter in this week's SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL....

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Super Bowl 50 Logo To Be On All Fields

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Mayweather-Pacquiao Could Generate $400M

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Women's NCAA Tourney Attendance Down

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World Cup Doubleheader In Winnipeg Sold Out

One doubleheader for this summer's FIFA Women's World Cup "has already been sold out at Investors Group Field while another is currently close to a sellout," according to Jim Bender of the WINNIPEG SUN. The June 12 event featuring Australia-Nigeria and U.S.-Sweden "has sold out," and there "are less ...

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Portland's NCAA Tournament Attendance Low

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IndyCar, Group Working To Bring Race To Boston

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Brazil Emerges As Candidate To Host '17 Pro Bowl

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