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"Men In Blazers Show" To Debut Tonight On NBCSN

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 22 / 14

"The Men In Blazers Show" will make its debut on NBCSN tonight at 10:00pm ET, and the show will be "beamed out of the Men In Blazers studio in SoHo, New York City, every Monday" throughout the EPL season. The show, featuring Michael Davies and Roger Bennett , "will also stream live on NBCSpo...

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HOK Acquires 360 Architecture For Undisclosed Price

HOK has acquired 360 Architecture, designer of new facilities for the NFL Falcons, NHL Oilers, Major League Soccer Earthquakes and NHL Red Wings, among other major league projects. The purchase price was not disclosed. Both companies are privately held. HOK has 1,600 employees working in 23 cit ...

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Heat An Unforeseen Issue At Levi's Stadium

Many of the 68,000 "seasoned fans who attended the first 49ers game" at Levi's Stadium are "shining a bright light on an issue that many Niner faithful were unprepared for Sunday: the heat," according to Mike Rosenberg of the SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS. It is "no secret Santa Clara is hotter than San Fra ...

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Facility Notes

In Columbus, Adam Jardy notes one of the duties for new Crew President of Business Operations Andy Loughnane will be "to find ways to generate more revenue from the stadium, which might also help with selling stadium naming rights." Crew Chair Anthony Precourt said of naming-rights progress, ...

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Levi's NFL Debut Goes Off Without A Hitch

Levi's Stadium hosted its first NFL game yesterday with Broncos-49ers, and it "appeared to earn a solid passing grade," as traffic and train lines heading into the venue "were mostly smooth before and after the game," according to a front-page piece by Mike Rosenberg of the SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS. Mo ...

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Chargers, City Officials Exploring Joint Stadium

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer, Chargers President Dean Spanos and Chargers Special Counsel to the President Mark Fabiani "secretly met for more than an hour" last Tuesday to discuss "a new football stadium/San Diego Convention Center expansion," according to Nick Canepa of the SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIB ...

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Documents Detail What Braves Sought For Ballpark

The Braves' initial draft of a memorandum of understanding agreement with Cobb County (Ga.) for a new ballpark sought $442M from the public for "project construction; revenue from mass transit stopping at the stadium site; tax dollars to move roads and build bridges; and a promise that the county wo ...

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Levi's Stadium Preps For 49ers Gameday Traffic

The 49ers are "rolling out a new-and-improved plan to accommodate even bigger crowds" for their Levi's Stadium debut Sunday in a preseason game against the Broncos, according to Rosenberg & Richards of the SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS. It will be a "crucial test for the team and local officials who are ...

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Cowboys To Unveil Corral Party Tent

The Cowboys are "reviving the party tent known as the Corral, a gathering spot that came of age during the team’s 1990s glory years," according to Jeff Mosier of the DALLAS MORNING NEWS. The Miller Lite Corral in the west end zone plaza at AT&T Stadium "debuts Saturday for the preseason ho ...

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Warriors Reveal Designs For Arena Complex

The Warriors "for the first time Thursday sketched out the team’s broad vision" for a $1B arena and office complex in the Mission Bay neighborhood, giving residents "their first rough outline of what would be a transformative project for the still-evolving area," according to Eric Young of the ...

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Allstate Renews Deal For Rosemont Arena

Rosemont, Ill., officials this week renewed the naming-rights deal for Allstate Arena in a $15M deal that "will keep the insurance giant's name on the village-owned stadium" until '24, according to Christopher Placek of the Chicago DAILY HERALD. Under the original agreement in '99, Allstate paid abo ...

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