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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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11/12/14
TaylorMade CEO Sharpe Talks About His Plan

TaylorMade-adidas Golf CEO Ben Sharpe   spent his first 100 days in office reevaluating the entire business. He is now about to find out if he used his time wisely. The company has begun releasing its first round of new products under Sharpe’s watch, but he has his work cut out for h ...

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11/06/14
Adidas Meets Expectations With Q3 Results

adidas, "struggling to keep pace with larger U.S. rival Nike, reported progress on Wednesday at clearing excess inventories in Russia and in its flagging golf business," according to Emma Thomasson of REUTERS. adidas yesterday confirmed its '14 sales and profit forecasts after reporting Q3 results " ...

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10/29/14
MSG Could Double In Value With Split

MSG Co. "could double in value with the proposed split of the company ," and it "could be worth" as much as $9.7B after separation, according to analysts cited by Atkinson & Kosman of the N.Y. POST. The company closed yesterday "with a market capitalization" of $5.1B. MSG has been "conside ...

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10/29/14
ScoreBig Closes $18M Series D VC Funding

Discount ticket outlet ScoreBig has closed on a $18M Series D round of venture capital funding, led by Hearst Ventures. George Kliavkoff, former NBCUniversal and MLBAM exec and current President of Hearst Ventures, will join ScoreBig's BOD. The latest round follows a $10M Series C funding completed ...

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10/28/14
MSG Considers Splitting In Two

Madison Square Garden Co. yesterday announced it will "explore separating its entertainment businesses from its media and sports operations, becoming the latest in a string of companies to look into cleaving themselves in two," according to Beckerman & Benoit of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. The comp ...

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10/24/14
Callaway Golf's Q3 Revenue Beats Projections

Callaway Golf reported "higher revenue and a smaller loss" for its FY Q3 than analysts expected, "thanks mostly to market share gains, lower operating costs and foreign currency hedges," according to Mike Freeman of the SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE. Callaway "posted quarterly sales" of $169M, above the $ ...

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10/23/14
Under Armour's Apparel & Footwear Sales Rise By 29%

Under Armour said that its apparel and footwear sales "shot up 29% in the latest quarter, helping drive a surge in revenue," according to Erin McCarthy of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. The company "again raised its outlook for sales for the year and now expects revenue" of $3.03B, compared with its ...

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10/21/14
TPG Takes 53% Majority Stake In CAA

Ft. Worth-based investment firm TPG Capital yesterday said that it "had taken a majority stake in Creative Artists Agency, further tying it to the business of representing movie stars and prominent athletes after first buying into the industry powerhouse four years ago," according to Michael de la M ...

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10/20/14
Overseas Group Launching Bid To Buy Reebok

A consortium of investors from Hong Kong and Abu Dhabi "is launching a bid to buy Reebok" from adidas in a move that, "if successful, would unwind an eight-year-old marriage of sneaker makers that has shown disappointing results," according to Maureen Farrell of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. Sources said ...

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10/08/14
ISC's Q3 Revenues Jump 11%

Related stories : ISC Could Look Into Further Seat Reductions At Some Of Its Tracks Daytona Int'l Speedway Gets Go-Ahead For Major Track Renovation ISC Announces Plans For Mixed-Use Development Near Daytona HQ Increases in "television broadcast licensing revenues a ...

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