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Audience Analysis: ESPN Gets Strong Audience For Randy Moss "30 For 30" Documentary

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ESPN drew 2.17 million viewers for “Rand University” on Nov. 11, marking the net’s best documentary audience since the premiere of “The Book Of Manning” on Sept. 24, 2013 and eighth-best documentary audience since the “30 for 30” project began in ’09. ...

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NYRA Will Hold Off On Making Decision On Aqueduct

NYRA President & CEO Chris Kay yesterday said that the organization "will not include a proposal regarding the future of Aqueduct" when its Reorganization Board "makes its recommendations to the state regarding the future of the company and its three racetracks," according to David Grening ...

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Pro Football HOF Set To Expand

The Pro Football HOF is "moving forward with plans to reshape the campus into a Hall of Fame Village that is likely to entice the NFL to hold more events," including the NFL Draft, according to Todd Porter of the CANTON REPOSITORY. The expansion will be the HOF's "largest project in its history." Pl ...

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Cowboys Name New Frisco HQ

The Cowboys' 91-acre project that will include the team’s HQ and training facilities "will be called the Star in Frisco," according to Valerie Wigglesworth of the DALLAS MORNING NEWS. Team officials said that the "expectation is that the name of the site will become as synonymous with the NF ...

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Rays Could Look For Ballpark Outside St. Pete

St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman and the Rays are "nearing an agreement granting the team's long-standing wish to explore new stadium sites in Hillsborough County," according to Nohlgren & Frago of the TAMPA BAY TIMES. City Council Chair Bill Dudley last week said Kriseman would "like to get i ...

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Padres Installing MLB's Third-Largest Videoboard

The Padres' left-field renovations at Petco Park began this week, when the team will start installing MLB's "third-largest high definition video display system," according to Jeff Sanders of the SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE. The Padres’ board "will measure 61.2 feet tall, 123.6 feet wide and cover ...

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Kraft: Revs Still Working For Soccer-Specific Stadium

Revolution President Jonathan Kraft said the ongoing effort to build a soccer-specific stadium for the team is "something we’ve been working on for a while," and added while team execs have "come very close with a couple of situations over the past half dozen years ... they didn’t happen ...

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Wichita St. May Add Suites To Basketball Arena

Wichita State Univ. is "looking into adding luxury boxes and capacity" at its Koch Arena basketball facility, according to Paul Suellentrop of the WICHITA EAGLE. WSU AD Eric Sexton "emphasized that the plan is in its early stages and is part of the Wichita State University Foundation capital campaig ...

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MLSE Committed To Facility Upgrades

MLSE President & CEO Tim Leiweke said that he has "big plans" for Air Canada Centre and BMO Field, as the organization prepares for upgrades to both venues, according to David Shoalts of the GLOBE & MAIL. MLSE "plans to spend as much as" $40M (all figures C) sprucing up the ACC leading up to ...

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Heat Want To Return To Yum Center

The Heat are "interested in returning to the KFC Yum Center for a preseason game" ahead of the '15-16 season and other teams have "expressed interest after the success" of the Oct. 4 exhibition game between the Heat and Pelicans, according to Sebastian Kitchen of the Louisville COURIER-JOURNAL. More ...

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Rutgers AD Updates Facility Upgrade Plans

Rutgers AD Julie Hermann said she is "very focused" on a new basketball and softball indoor practice facility. She added that she is "in the midst of a feasibility study to address" the future of the Louis Brown Athletic Center, the school's basketball venue. Hermann said the hope is "in the next co ...

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