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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 30 / 15

NWSL club FC Kansas City, nonprofit WIN for KC and Sporting KC will host a watch party for the U.S.-Germany FIFA Women's World Cup match in K.C.'s Power & Light District.

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ROCKETS COULD STAY GROUNDED IN HOUSTON WITH NEW ARENA PLAN

Houston officials "made a firm offer yesterday to keep the Rockets" from relocating one day after Louisville Mayor Dave Armstrong drafted a proposal for a new downtown arena to attract the team (see T

Tags: Facilities, Houston Rockets, NFL

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NIKE HOPES TO DELIVER A SHOCK; ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF NEW LINE

Nike unveiled yesterday a new line of footwear, called Nike Shock, that it "claims will invigorate the tired shoe industry," according to Jennifer Waters of CBS MarketWatch. Nike U.S. Footwear Divisio

Tags: CBS, Nike, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Viacom

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THEY'VE SEEN THE HOLDOUT AND THE DAMAGE DONE: SENS SEEK $$$

Senators Chair Rod Bryden said yesterday on the heels of the team''s arbitration victory over C Alexei Yashin that the team "still intends to pursue a damages claim against" Yashin for his holdout las

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FRANCHISE NOTES

In DC, Bill Miller writes that the "battle" over the "Redskins" nickname moved to a federal courtroom yesterday, with a group of Native Americans saying that the nickname "is a racial slur and the fra

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Franchises, Minnesota Lynx, Minnesota Wild, New Jersey Devils, New York Mets, Seattle Storm, Time Warner, Washington Redskins, YankeeNets

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ESPN TO OFFER AFFILS SPANISH-LANGUAGE MLB SIMULCASTS

ESPN affils, through a partnership between ESPN and MLB, will now be able to offer viewers Spanish-language MLB simulcasts, which will include graphics, commercial, on-air promotions and player interv

Tags: ATT, ESPN, MLB, NBA, Media, Walt Disney, WNBA

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A MEETING OF THE MINDS IN BOSTON: RED SOX DEAL CLOSER?

Boston Mayor Thomas Menino and Red Sox CEO John Harrington yesterday "surged closer to a deal on city financing for a new Fenway Park," according to Macero & Guarino of the BOSTON HERALD, who write th

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Facilities

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NAMES IN THE NEWS

NAMES: USA TODAY''s David DuPree profiles DC attorney LON BABBY, whose firm, Williams & Connolly, doesn''t "do things like other sports agents. To begin with, they charge an hourly rate, as opposed to

Tags: ABC, Los Angeles Clippers, MLB, NBA, NBC, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

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NIGHT OWLS? WIMBLEDON FANS ANGRY AT TV'S ROLE WITH MATCHES

Fans at Wimbledon "claim that they are being sidelined as glamorous matches are scheduled to suit television audiences," according to Goodbody & McCann of the LONDON TIMES, who wrote that Wimbledon''s

Tags: NBC, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner

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SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL'S SPECIAL REPORT ON STADIUMS & ARENAS

If your business revolves around the burgeoning boom in facility construction, don''t miss this opportunity to be part of the SportsBusiness Journal''s special upcoming report on Stadiums and Arenas.

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CBA TO EXPAND WITH 11TH FRANCHISE IN UPPER MARLBORO, MD

CBA President & CMO Don Welsh "confirmed" yesterday that the league "expect[s] to reach an agreement" with N.Y.-based United Sports Ventures (USV) "by early next week" to place an expansion franchise

Tags: ESPN, Indiana Pacers, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Walt Disney

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