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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 23 / 15

H.J. Heinz Co. has opted not to advertise during NBC’s Super Bowl XLIX broadcast despite “success with last year’s Super Bowl commercial” ( BIZJOURNALS.com, 1/23 ). San Diego-based golf simulator firm Full Swing Golf formally announced that it has signed Jordan Spieth ...

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SEVERAL SIDES TO THIS STORY: BREWERS FINANCING STILL CLOUDED

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03/21/96
NASHVILLE VOTES TO HEAD TO THE POLLS ON MAY 7 ON OILERS

The Metro Nashville Election Commission has set a referendum for May 7 to determine if voters want to issue bonds to pay for the city''s $149M share of the Oilers relocation deal. State and local offi

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03/21/96
STADIUM NOTES

The FL House tentatively approved a $2M tax break for the Heat to help pay for a new arena. Both the House and Senate are expected to give full approval to the tax break today (MIAMI HERALD, 3/20)....

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Facilities, Houston Astros, Miami Heat, Time Warner, Walt Disney

03/21/96
MARICOPA COUNTY OK'S AGREEMENTS ON BANK ONE BALLPARK

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 to approve three agreements that will "govern the distribution of revenues and the management and use of Bank One Ballpark for at least the next thir

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03/21/96
TIGERS SEE PENDING LAWSUIT AS ONLY OBSTACLE TO NEW PARK

Tigers President John McHale said one obstacle still faces the prospect a new ballpark for the club -- a lawsuit filed by the Tiger Stadium Club concerning a $55M grant from the Michigan Strategic Fun

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03/21/96
DEVELOPER EYES SPORT-ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX IN PHILLY

Real estate developer Ronald Rubin, who helped broker Comcast''s purchase of the 76ers, Flyers and two arenas, confirmed yesterday he is "laying the groundwork for a huge sports- entertainment complex

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Facilities, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Flyers

03/20/96
OAKLAND TO FIGHT A'S ON RELOCATION; LAS VEGAS DEAL NOT DONE

The city of Oakland may ask a Superior Court judge for an injunction forcing the A''s to play their first six home games at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, according to this morning''s OAKLAND TR

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03/20/96
DECISION '96: TIGERS RECEIVE STRONG SUPPORT ON NEW BALLPARK

Voters in Detroit yesterday voted a "resounding" yes on allowing the city to use public money for a new ballpark, according to this morning''s DETROIT NEWS. Early returns showed Proposal B, a non-bind

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03/20/96
DECISION '96: HAMILTON COUNTY OK'S BENGALS AND REDS PARKS

Hamilton County voters yesterday "overwhelmingly ratified" a half-cent sales tax increase to build two new stadiums for the Reds and Bengals, according to Michaud & Green of the CINCINNATI ENQUIRER. D

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03/20/96
STADIUM NOTES

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