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Cleveland Hosting Bevy Of Big-Time Sporting Events Saturday

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 22 / 14

Cleveland on Saturday "arguably will be the busiest sports city in America," as "all three pro sports venues downtown will host games simultaneously." There are a "variety of other events going on," so that there will be "as many as 100,000 people downtown at the same time." Progressive Field will h...

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CALLAWAY GOLF ANNOUNCES RECORD SALES OF $842.9M IN '97

Callaway Golf announced that its net sales in the year ended December 31, ''97 increased 24% to $842.9M over the previous year''s net sales of $678.5M. The company also announced that it had a net inc

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01/28/98
ESPN HELPS WALT DISNEY CO. TO PROFITABLE QUARTER

Walt Disney reported net income of $755M, or $1.10 a share, on revenue of $6.34B for the quarter ended December 31, ''97, according to Bruce Orwall of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. That compares with the n

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01/28/98
CABLEVISION PROPOSES ACQUISITION OF NOBODY BEATS THE WIZ

Cablevision Systems Corp., "in a bid for more of New Yorkers'' entertainment dollars," yesterday offered "about" $95M for the "troubled" Nobody Beats The Wiz chain, according to James Madore of NEWSDA

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01/22/98
JUMBOSPORTS ANNOUNCES STORE CLOSINGS AND RESTRUCTURING

JumboSports Inc. announced that it will "continue to slim down, closing 18 of its 77 stores" and taking a $35- $45M "restructuring charge," according to Aissatou Sidime of the TAMPA TRIBUNE. The moves

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01/20/98
SPORTSLINE USA TO BOOST GOLF COVERAGE WITH DEAL FOR GOLFWEB

SportsLine USA has agreed to acquire GolfWeb in exchange for approximately 860,000 shares of SportsLine USA common stock. As of January 14, the stock was valued at about $14.85M. GolfWeb will operate

Tags: Finance

01/14/98
FINANCE NOTES

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01/13/98
AUTOWEEK GOES INSIDE THE FINANCES AT CART BEFORE ITS IPO

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01/12/98
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The athletic-footwear industry "is expected to report lackluster fourth-quarter results, reflecting a continuing swing away from the traditional athletic look to other casual styles," according to Jos

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01/12/98
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