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Auto Club Speedway Celebrating 20th Anniversary At NASCAR Weekend

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 24 / 17

Auto Club Speedway this weekend is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a host of different events and activities as NASCAR rolls into Fontana. ACS President Dave Allen noted it is the first "birthday" celebration for the ISC-owned track. Allen: “We felt like 20 was a significant one; ...

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10/15/03
Morning Buzz, October 15, 2003

The Daily Insider Morning News & Headlines Wednesday, October 15, 2003 9:00am ET Print The Morning Buzz ...

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10/15/03
Media Notes

ESPN earned a first place primetime-household-ratings finish last week "on the strength of its weekly 'Sunday Night Football'" NFL telecast. 49ers-Seahawks earned a 7.8, the highest Nielsen rating on

Tags: Basketball, ESPN, Football, NBA, NFL, Olympics, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks, Media, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney, Yahoo

10/15/03
Marketplace Round-Up

In Chicago, Jim Kirk writes that Bud Light's four-year-old "Real Men of Genius" radio campaign made its TV debut on this week's "MNF" telecast with two spots and "will get plenty of air time with seve

Tags: ABC, American Airlines, Anheuser Busch, CBC, Colleges, Football, MasterCard, NHL, Walt Disney

10/15/03
MLB Franchise Ticket News

The Indians have cut ticket prices an average of 5% "in an effort to help curtail plummeting attendance," according to Burt Graeff of the Cleveland PLAIN DEALER. The average ticket price drops to $21.

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Atlanta Braves, Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians, Franchises, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, New York Yankees, PepsiCo, San Francisco Giants, Tampa Bay Rays

10/15/03
SportsLine Leaning On Fantasy

SportsLine.com's fantasy football subscription billings rose to $12M in '03, marking a 36% increase from $8.8M in '02, the first year in which the company converted to fee-based fantasy products. In '

Tags: ESPN, Finance, Football, NFL, Walt Disney, Yahoo

10/15/03
No Headline

"I always said, 'Where there's a fee, there's a remedy,' but apparently folks aren't that hungry these days." — Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman, on an attorney recommending the city not pursue lega

10/15/03
Franchise Notes

As the McGah family is suing Raiders Managing General Partner Al Davis, saying that he is "using his power as the Raiders' general partner to deny them the full value of E.J. McGah's 31[%] stake in th

Tags: Basketball, Boston Celtics, Columbus Blue Jackets, Football, Franchises, Hockey, NHL, Oakland Raiders

10/15/03
Pac Bell Park To Be SBC Park

The MLB Giants and SBC Communications announced that the name of Pacific Bell Park will change to SBC Park on January 1 to reflect SBC's stated move from a regional brand to a global identity. Debra N

Tags: Baseball, Facilities, MLB, San Francisco Giants

10/15/03
Executive Transactions

FILA: Fila promoted VP/Footwear Marketing MARK KANE to VP/Lifestyle Footwear and Business Unit Manager for kid's footwear MIKE HOUSER to Global Dir of Kid's Footwear. Kane will be responsible for deve

Tags: ABC, Golf, Hockey, People and Pop Culture, USA Track and Field, Walt Disney

10/15/03
Celtics Ink Brooks Pharmacy

The Celtics have signed a three-year deal with RI-based Brooks Pharmacy, and the "activation is impressive enough [that it] raises the question of whether this is an untapped category," according to T

Tags: Basketball, Boston Celtics, Charlotte Hornets, Connecticut Sun, NBA, PepsiCo

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