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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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NATIONAL LACROSSE LEAGUE TO BE A PART OF THE LIVSEY YEARS

John Livsey was named the first commissioner of the new National Lacrosse League. Livsey was Dir of Marketing for the Bills for the past five years. Before that, he spent six years with the Sabres. Li

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DESPITE DROP IN ATTENDANCE, MLS' LOGAN REMAINS BUOYANT

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09/11/97
WPVA AIMS TO BROADEN BRAND IN DEAL WITH MANAGEMENT PLUS

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09/11/97
LEAGUE NOTES

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09/11/97
WOMEN'S NATIONAL SOCCER ALLIANCE TABS TEAM LOCATIONS

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09/11/97
INDY STAR-NEWS REPORTS OF CHANGES MADE TO INDY 500 SCHEDULE

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09/11/97
CFL'S TORY AIMS TO REINTRODUCE GATE EQUALIZATION PLAN

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09/11/97
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09/11/97
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