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NFL Owners Vote 31-1 To Approve Raiders' Move To Las Vegas

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 27 / 17

NFL owners today approved the relocation of the Raiders to Las Vegas by a 31-1 vote, with only the Dolphins dissenting (Owner Stephen Ross had previously expressed concern over the pace of relocations ). Afterwards, NFL owners and Commissioner Roger Goodell said all the expected things about tr...

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Morning Buzz, August 20, 2003

The Daily Insider Morning News & Headlines Wednesday, August 20, 2003 9:00am ET Print The Morning Buzz ...

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Marketplace Round-Up

Serena Williams appeared on ESPN's "Rome Is Burning" last night, and Jim Rome, noting the WTA Tour's new ad campaign includes the slogan, "Hell hath no fury like a woman scored on," said, "It's a litt

Tags: Colleges, Detroit Lions, ESPN, Football, Nike, Walt Disney

Names In The News

EATS: MAGIC JOHNSON has sold his majority stake in the FATBURGER restaurant chain for $6M to an investment firm backing the company's management team. Johnson did retain a small stake in the company (

Tags: ATT, Basketball, Cablevision, Chicago White Sox, ESPN, Football, Madison Square Garden, New York Knicks, NFL, Orlando Magic, Soccer, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

Lambeau Field Naming Rights

Green Bay City Attorney Tim Kelley said yesterday that a naming rights deal at Lambeau Field "will not include signage around the stadium, tickets to games or the ability to associate the buyer's name

Tags: Facilities, Football, Green Bay Packers, NFL

Dallenbach's Analysis Criticized

NASCAR VP/Corporate Communications Jim Hunter called NBC analyst Wally Dallenbach's piece on on-track medical care "as biased a piece as I have ever seen," according to Mike Tierney of the ATLANTA CON

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LSU Unveils Ticket Surcharge Plan

The Baton Rouge ADVOCATE’s Scott Rabalais reports that LSU has unveiled a plan for the ’04 season, to “place increased surcharges on nearly half of the seats in Tiger Stadium,” which could generate $14.5M annually in revenue.  Currently, the school “generates $4.1[M] from those sourc ...

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Wheaties Focusing On Joe Pa

General Mills' Wheaties is beginning a new series of "coaching legend boxes," and Penn State (PSU) football coach Joe Paterno is the first to be featured, according to Dick Jerardi of the PHILADELPHIA

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View To A Kill (#7) CBS' Sean McManus says downward ratings trend for marquee sports events "might justify" lower rights fees. Meeting In Chambers YankeeNets to open Nets talks; Corzine-Kushner bid co

Turnstile Tracker: MLS

Today: MLS attendance through August 18 compared to last year's final regular-season average for each team. ———————-'03——————— '02

Tags: AEG, Chicago Fire, Colorado Rapids, Columbus Crew, FC Dallas, Home Depot, Houston Dynamo, Los Angeles Galaxy, MLS, New England Revolution, Soccer

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"To me it's still turf; and it's like having an ugly girlfriend. You can put make-up on her and dress her up real nice and fix her hair, but the bottom line is she's still ugly." — Patriots G Mik

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