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Roush Fenway Racing Announces Carl Edwards Will Leave Team In '15

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 27 / 14

Roush Fenway Racing this morning issued a statement announcing driver Carl Edwards will not return to the team in ’15. Edwards has driven the No. 99 Ford for RFR since ’05. Team Owner Jack Roush said that he has “known for more than a month that Edwards would be leaving the tea...

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NFL Panthers Unveil Stadium Upgrades

The NFL Panthers yesterday unveiled the "first set of renovations at Bank of America Stadium," which include "new escalator bays and two display screens flanking the field," according to Megan Cassella of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. Panthers Dir of Stadium Operations Scott Paul said that the renovations ...

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Ricketts Confident Wrigley Plan Will Get Approved

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Sabres Complete Framing at HARBORCenter

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Cuomo Doubts Need For New Bills Stadium

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo yesterday said he is “not convinced" of the need for a new stadium once the Bills are sold, according to a front-page piece by Robert McCarthy of the BUFFALO NEWS. Cuomo also dismissed Donald Trump’s "claim that only he among prospective bidders for the team is ...

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Facility Notes

Braves Exec VP/Business Operations Mike Plant yesterday said the team is "close to announcing its development team" for a private mixed-use development adjacent to its new Cobb County ballpark. In Atlanta, Dan Klepal notes county officials are "recommending approval" of the mixed-use development, bu ...

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Design Firms Presenting Bucks' Arena Plans

The process of building a new downtown arena for the Bucks will "get a jump-start" tomorrow when "three or four stadium design firms present plans" to co-Owners Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry in N.Y., according to Charles Gardner of the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL. Lasry yesterday said, "We're taking th ...

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UK's Barnhart: JMI Deal Not About Rupp

With a proposed redesign of Rupp Arena " on indefinite hold ," the Univ. of Kentucky's announcement of a lucrative multimedia rights deal with JMI that "includes money for a baseball stadium raised fresh questions Monday about the possibility of an on-campus basketball arena," according to a front ...

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BL Harbert To Build New Ole Miss Arena

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Facility Notes

In Las Vegas, Alan Snel reports the $47M renovation to Thomas & Mack Center "means the National Finals Rodeo will lose about 200 seats and ticket revenue from those lost seats" starting in '15. The 10-day event is "losing seats because the 31-year-old sports and entertainment venue needs to comp ...

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Vikings Add More Upgrades To New Stadium

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