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IndyCar Releases '17 Schedule, Highlighted By Return To Gateway Motorsports Park

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 26 / 16

The Verizon IndyCar Series on Thursday released its '17 schedule, and it can be argued that they "will have the most year-over-year schedule stability and continuity it's had in more than a decade," according to Curt Cavin of the INDIANAPOLIS STAR. The 17-race schedule "includes all of this year's v...

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11/06/97
LEAGUE NOTES

NBA: Dee Kantner became the second woman to officiate an NBA game last night when she worked the Hawks-76ers game in Philadelphia. In Philadelphia, Timothy Dwyer: "Kantner did just fine" (PHILADELPHIA

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Comcast-Spectacor, General Motors, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, Philadelphia 76ers

11/06/97
THIS BREW CREW IS MAKING A ROAD TRIP TO THE NL

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Milwaukee Brewers, MLB

11/05/97
A PALACE COUP HITS THE WTA PLAYERS ASSOCIATION

The "abrupt overhaul of the WTA Players Association board has not only created a schism between the top 10 players and their less heralded peers but deprived" its Exec Dir, Sara Fornaciari, of her vot

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

11/04/97
NBA SALARIES EXAMINED IN THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS

Figures obtained by David Moore of the DALLAS MORNING NEWS show that the Bulls are "just as dominant at the bank as ... on the court." The Bulls'' team payroll of $70.87M for ''97-98 tops the NBA. The

Tags: Cablevision, Chicago Bulls, Detroit Pistons, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, New York Knicks

11/04/97
LEAGUE NOTES

ABL: In Portland, Jason Quick examined the ABL''s early- season attendance under the header, "ABL Attendance Is Off To A Slow Start Around The Country." Quick: "After the first two weeks of the season

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

11/04/97
NBA MARKETING CHIEF WELTS TALKS ABOUT THE FUTURE ON CNBC

NBA Exec VP/CMO Rick Welts appeared on CNBC''s "Bull Session." Welts: "We look at the decade that''s in front of us, if anything, I think we see the challenges and the opportunities surpassing those o

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA

11/04/97
STL CVC VS. NFL WILL CONTINUE, DESPITE JUDGE'S "MISGIVINGS"

In St. Louis, Chief U.S. District Judge Jean Hamilton, who said on Monday that she "has doubts about the strength" of St. Louis'' case against the NFL, "nonetheless ... ruled that she will allow" the

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, LA Rams

11/03/97
LEAGUE NOTES

PGA: After the Tour Championship at Houston''s Champions Golf Club, PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem "confirmed" that the event would return to Houston. Finchem: "It''s safe to say we''re going to wo

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, PGA Tour, USGA

11/03/97
PALMER'S WEEKEND FREE OF INCIDENT, DEEMED A SUCCESS

Violet Palmer became the first woman to call a regular- season NBA game during the Mavericks-Grizzlies opener on Friday night. In Dallas, David Moore: "The face of the NBA had changed." Moore added th

Tags: Dallas Mavericks, Denver Nuggets, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, NHL, Utah Jazz, Walt Disney

11/03/97
AS NHL FREE AGENTS CONTINUE TO SIT, ACCUSATIONS INCREASE

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Tags: Detroit Red Wings, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NHL, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, Vancouver Canucks

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