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College Bowl Season Set To Begin, Including New Game In Montgomery

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 19 / 14

The ’14-15 college bowl season kicks off tomorrow with five games. Financial documents filed this summer by New Orleans Bowl Inc. indicated that last year's R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl generated $3.77M in revenue, with 58% of that via ticket sales. Last year's game drew its third straigh...

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STADIUM NOTES

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Tags: ESPN, Facilities, Los Angeles Lakers, Oakland Athletics, Oakland Raiders, Seattle Seahawks, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

08/21/96
DETROIT SIDE-BY-SIDE STADIUM FINANCING PLAN RELEASED

Financial plans for Lions and Tigers downtown side-by-side stadiums have been officially unveiled by the teams and the City of Detroit. According to Valarie Basheda of the DETROIT NEWS, the total $505

Tags: Detroit Lions, Detroit Tigers, Facilities, General Motors, Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia Phillies

08/20/96
STADIUM NOTES

Former Tampa Mayor William Poe has filed a lawsuit to have the half-cent sales tax designed to help fund a new Bucs stadium taken off Hillsborough County''s September 3 ballot (TAMPA TRIBUNE, 8/20)...

Tags: Facilities, Houston Astros, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

08/20/96
ARE STADIUM BONDS IN A PROLONGED SLUMP?

In a feature examining the use of bond issues to help finance new stadiums, Kara Fitzsimmons of the WALL STREET JOURNAL concludes that such issues are "moving at a snail''s pace -- yet another set bac

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08/20/96
PHILADELPHIA BUILDER PROPOSES "TRULY URBAN" BALLPARK

Daniel Keating, President of Keating Building Corp., one of the Philadelphia area''s "biggest and best-connected builders," has submitted a written proposal to the Phillies and local officials pushing

Tags: Facilities, Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia Phillies

08/20/96
IS CONSTRUCTION ON RAPTORS ARENA GOING JUST "FINE"?

The Raptors'' proposed Air Canada Centre may miss yet another stadium-building deadline, which would force the team to pay a C$1 million fine into the team''s Foundation for Disadvantage Youth, accord

Tags: Facilities, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NBA, Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors

08/20/96
LIONS MAKE IT OFFICIAL: GOING BACK TO THE MOTOR CITY

The Lions announced they will move to a new domed facility in downtown Detroit next to a new Tiger Stadium. In a press conference with the team, City of Detroit and Wayne County officals, no exact dat

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08/19/96
IS ALLEN'S BID FOR 'HAWKS CAUGHT UP IN ELECTION POLITICS?

Representatives of Paul Allen and King County will talk in an "ongoing effort to mollify" Allen, who "has concerns about the county''s commitment to help facilitate his purchase of the Seahawks," acco

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08/19/96
NEWSDAY STUDIES BOOM IN PRO-TEAM STADIUMS

Concluding that "public money is increasingly being used to fuel private fortunes," NEWSDAY examines the new stadium "boom" in a series of articles. NEWSDAY obtained financial data on 38 sports facili

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08/19/96
LIONS-TIGERS DEAL TO BE ANNOUNCED EARLY THIS WEEK?

A $465M deal which would create side-by-side stadiums for the Lions and Tigers in downtown Detroit could be announced by early this week, according to Valarie Basheda of the DETROIT NEWS. Basheda adds

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