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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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As of Thursday afternoon, the Oilers had sold about 17,000 tickets for their game Sunday (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 9/13)....Now that the Bucs stadium issue has been resolved, the TAMPA TRIBUNE reports atten

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Minnesota Twins, MLS, NHL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

09/12/96
IRSAY DENIES COLTS LOOKING TO RELOCATE IN CLEVELAND

Colts VP & GM Jim Irsay "strongly denied" a report by ESPN''s Chris Mortensen that the franchise might be considering a move to Cleveland, according to the AP''s Hank Lowenkron. Irsay: "There''s no tr

Tags: ESPN, Franchises, Indianapolis Colts, Walt Disney

09/12/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

RDV Sports, the parent company of the Magic, has formed RDV Sports Inc., an umbrella organization which will now operate the Solar Bears, Magic Carpet Aviation, Magic FanAttic sports retail stores and

Tags: Franchises, Orlando Magic, Pittsburgh Pirates, RDV Sports

09/12/96
OKLAHOMA! WHERE THE NHL COULD COME SWEEPING DOWN THE PLAIN

The Oklahoma Sports Commission yesterday officially applied for an NHL expansion franchise when it mailed an initial application and a $100,000 deposit to the league. The team would be located in Okla

Tags: CHL, Dallas Stars, Franchises, NHL, Southwest Sports Group

09/12/96
CLASH OF THE CITIES? SF MAYOR BROWN COURTS MLS FRANCHISE

Searching for ways to satisfy both the 49ers'' desire for a proposed new $250M stadium and taxpayers'' "possible reluctance to pay for it," San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown has begun "wooing" the MLS

Tags: Franchises, MLS, San Francisco 49ers

09/11/96
NATIONSBANK DEAL TO HAVE RAMIFICATIONS FOR ST. LOUIS SCENE?

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Tags: Anheuser Busch, Bank of America, Franchises, St. Louis Blues, St. Louis Rams

09/11/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

ESPN''s Peter Gammons, on the A''s cutting ticket and parking prices to lure fans back to the Oakland Coliseum: "League officials said that when the Coliseum forced the A''s to open their season in La

Tags: Cablevision, CFL, Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Cavaliers, ESPN, Franchises, NBA, New York Knicks, Oakland Athletics, Oakland Raiders, Walt Disney

09/11/96
BENGALS KEEPING THEIR STRIPES IN CINCINNATI

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Tags: Cincinnati Bengals, Franchises, NFL

09/11/96
COUNTDOWN BACK ON IN HOUSTON? VA BASEBALL PONDERS OPTIONS

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Tags: ESPN, Franchises, Houston Astros, MLB, Pittsburgh Pirates, Walt Disney

09/10/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

Noting both the poor sales of Cardinals merchandise in the Phoenix area and that Sun Devil Stadium was "awash in aqua" Sunday for the team''s home opener against the Dolphins, columnist David Cassteve

Tags: Franchises, Miami Dolphins, NFL, Oakland Athletics, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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