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Lagardere Launching New Shanghai Office As China Efforts Expand

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 22 / 17

Lagardere Sports is launching a new office in Shanghai as part of an effort to substantially increase its operations in the city. The firm has operated in China for over two decades. Lagardere has a longstanding partnership with the Asian Football Confederation, and it recently reached a deal ...

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TKO: Evander Holyfield and James Toney will compete in a Showtime PPV bout October 4, a date HBO "wanted ... for Marco Antonio Barrera-Erik Morales III." In N.Y., Tim Smith writes, "This is a coup for

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Moreno Lowers Prices Again

In the latest and "most significant price-cutting initiative" implemented by new Owner Arte Moreno, the Angels "have scrapped" variable ticket pricing, according to Bill Shaikin of the L.A. TIMES, who

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Franchise Notes

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Vikings To Follow Bears' Lead?

Vikings Owner Red McCombs, "after saluting the Bears for being the first NFL team" with a presenting sponsor, said that he "would look into getting one for the Vikings," according to Bill Williamson o

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Wednesday, June 25, 2003 The DETROIT NEWS’ Joanne Gerstner wrote, “ Women rule in Hockeytown – and the NHL.  The league estimates that close to 40[%] of its fan base is female, the highest following for any major pro sport.  The Red Wings also have noticed a strong female following, lead ...

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SBJ's Latino Marketing Forum

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Executive Transactions

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Tags: ABC, LA Angels, Anaheim Ducks, Baseball, CBS, Comcast-Spectacor, EA Sports, Minnesota Lynx, Minnesota Timberwolves, Philadelphia 76ers, People and Pop Culture, Viacom, Walt Disney

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Facility Notes

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Tags: Bank of America, Baseball, Basketball, Charlotte Hornets, Facilities, Football, Green Bay Packers, Horse Racing, MLB, NJSEA, Texas Rangers

Banks Assisting Stadium Efforts

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