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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 31 / 15

4.06 million – Average viewers for FS1’s first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points race this past Sunday. The audience for the race from Martinsville ranks fourth among all FS1 telecasts all-time, behind only three Giants-Cardinals NLCS games from '14 ( THE DAILY ).

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03/12/97
NO PLACE LIKE DOME: BUT IS IT WORTH THE WAIT FOR BROWNS?

Putting a dome on Cleveland''s new football stadium "could delay the resurrection of the Browns until 2000," according to David Adams in the AKRON BEACON JOURNAL. A group called the Super Bowl Domed S

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Facilities, NFL

03/12/97
PUBLIC APATHY TOWARD SEAHAWKS ALL THE BUZZ IN WASHINGTON

Seattle business leaders "called on state lawmakers yesterday to let voters decide whether to build a new football stadium for the Seahawks," rather than having the whole idea "die in Legislature," ac

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03/11/97
MAVS PROPOSE ARENA: IS THE TEAM REACHING FOR THE STARS?

The Mavericks asked the city Monday to pay for half the cost of a new $220M downtown arena, "vowing to create an ambitious urban renewal project in exchange," according to Todd Gillman of the DALLAS M

Tags: Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars, Facilities, Southwest Sports Group

03/11/97
KING COUNTY TO BEGIN BOND SALE TO GAIN LOW INTEREST RATES

Chris Van Dyk and his anti-ballpark group, Citizens for More Important Things (CMIT), are "launching their fifth challenge" to the Mariners new stadium, according to Heath Foster in the SEATTLE POST-I

Tags: Facilities, Seattle Mariners

03/11/97
SUPPORTERS OF NEW 49ERS STADIUM MUST CONVINCE VOTERS

With the proposed Candlestick Point stadium complex trailing by 8% in a recent poll, "proponents will have to convince voters that a new stadium benefits the people as well as the 49ers," according to

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03/11/97
THE BUZZ IN CHARLOTTE: MORE PSLS, LESS TAXES?

Charlotte officials are "working out a plan that could markedly lower the public cost of a proposed uptown arena -- -and perhaps even cut property taxes slightly," according to Ames Alexander of the C

Tags: Bank of America, Facilities, New Orleans Pelicans

03/11/97
STADIUM NOTES

The Orlando Arena, "coming off a dismal financial year," just finished its "busiest and perhaps most profitable month" since opening in ''89. That despite the fact that attendance for the Magic and th

Tags: Facilities, Minnesota Twins, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports

03/10/97
DENVER SAYS IF NFL WANTS BRONCOS TO STAY, THEN HELP PAY

In Denver, Metro Football Stadium Board Chair Ray Baker "wants to know whether the NFL is willing to back its demand for a taxpayer-subsidized stadium with its own financial contribution toward a new

Tags: Denver Broncos, Facilities, NFL

03/10/97
A BRONX TALE: IS STEINBRENNER STUCK UNTIL AFTER ELECTION?

The Yankees are "two months past their self-imposed deadline for announcing whether they''ll stay in The Bronx, but don''t be surprised if owner George Steinbrenner holds off until after Election Day,

Tags: Facilities, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

03/10/97
49ERS DOWN BY 8 POINTS; NEED RALLY FOR STADIUM MEASURE

As the 49ers kick off their campaign for a new stadium, a new poll finds the June 3 ballot measure trailing by 8 points, according to Matier & Ross in today''s S.F. CHRONICLE. According to survey comm

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