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Gisele Bundchen Revealed As Under Armour's Newest Female Endorser

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 02 / 14

Under Armour today revealed that model Gisele Bundchen will be the "newest face in its women's fall advertising campaign," launching a 30-second teaser on its website. A formal announcement of the deal is expected on Thursday. Bundchen, whose husband Tom Brady also endorses UA, will join ba...

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Texas Tech Announces $185M Facility Campaign

Texas Tech on Friday formally unveiled venue plans for the $185M "Campaign for Fearless Champions" by "making renderings public for the first time," according to Don Williams of the LUBBOCK AVALANCHE-JOURNAL. The campaign, which has more than $75M "already raised or pledged," includes 25 projects in ...

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Oilers Unveil Details Of New Arena District

Oilers Owner Daryl Katz on Thursday unveiled new details about the C$2.5B Edmonton Arena District, a "mega-development that will transform four million square feet (including the arena) of downtown parking lots and one-storey building sites into what he calls the largest mixed-use sports and en ...

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Notre Dame Renovations Begin In November

Notre Dame will "begin construction in late November on Campus Crossroads," the $400M project that will " add three academic buildings onto Notre Dame Stadium and premium seating" to the 84-year-old venue, according to a front-page piece by Margaret Fosmoe of the SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE. The 800,00 ...

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UNLV Delays Stadium Funding Request Until '17

UNLV Chair & acting President Don Snyder suggested during a meeting Thursday that the Campus Improvement Advisory Board "delay its request" for funding a new football stadium until the '17 session of the state Legislature, according to Brian Nordli of the LAS VEGAS SUN. Snyder said that "fu ...

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Braves Dispute Mayor's Charge

The Braves are "disputing a charge" by Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed that the franchise "missed a deadline earlier this week to tell the city when the team plans to leave Turner Field," according to Carla Caldwell of the ATLANTA BUSINESS CHRONICLE. The Braves in an e-mail sent late Thursday to WSB-TV wro ...

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In Detroit, John Gallagher reports the city’s planned arena district development "took a step closer to reality" on Thursday as Ilitch Holdings execs "began briefing Detroit-based contractors on how they can participate in the project." Working with the city of Detroit, the Ilitch family&rsquo ...

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Dan Snyder: Redskins Planning New Stadium

Redskins Owner Dan Snyder yesterday said the organization has “started the process” of designing a new stadium, according to Daniel Martin of CSN WASHINGTON. Snyder: "Whether it's Washington, DC, whether it's another stadium in Maryland, whether it's a stadium in Virginia, we've started ...

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CommScope On As Daytona Rising Partner

North Carolina-based telecommunications company CommScope has "agreed to become the first technology partner" for Daytona Rising, the ongoing $400M renovation of Daytona Int'l Speedway, according to Jeffrey Cassady of the Daytona Beach NEWS-JOURNAL. The multiyear deal, which has "an option to be ren ...

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Dolphins Add New Food Vendors

The Dolphins on Tuesday "previewed seven new food vendors, which will offer everything from Cuban Guys' sandwiches ($10) to BurgerFi veggie burgers ($9) at Sun Life Stadium when the season gets underway Sept. 7," according to John Tanasychuk of the South Florida SUN-SENTINEL. Most of the new food "i ...

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Consultants Narrow List Of Sites For Bills Stadium

Consultants from Foley & Lardner and AECOM "have narrowed the list of recommended sites" for a new Bills stadium to the four best ones, and it appears that all finalists "are within Erie County," according to a front-page piece by Tom Precious of the BUFFALO NEWS. A source said that the consulta ...

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