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MLB To Involve All 30 Clubs In ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Effort

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 30 / 15

MLB today announced that its 30 clubs will take part in the return of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge this August. Throughout the month, each team will host its own challenge and then call on another franchise, along with two other local personalities of organizations, to participate. As part of the in...

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FACILITY NOTES

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Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Baltimore Ravens, Facilities, Indianapolis Colts, NFL, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

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MOVEMENT FOR DOWNTOWN PHOENIX STADIUM GETS MORE BIG MO

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Tags: Facilities, NCAA, NFL

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CITY COUNCIL QUESTIONS THE COST AND LOCATION OF NEW FENWAY

In what may be a prelude to next week''s "potentially damaging" vote on a new Red Sox ballpark, opponents at a City Council hearing yesterday "lashed out" at plans to spend $212M on a new ballpark, ac

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Facilities

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DID LAS VEGAS' INTEREST IN FEDERATION CUP "RUNNETH UNDER"?

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

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COST OF HOUSTON'S NEW FOOTBALL INCREASES BY $35M

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Tags: Facilities, Houston Texans

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NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR THE DAILY'S SPORTS INDUSTRIALIST

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Tags: Coca-Cola, NASCAR, NBA, News Corp./Fox, The Back of the Book

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FINAL NATIONAL AND CABLE RATINGS FROM RECENT SPORTS EVENTS

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Tags: ABC, Baltimore Ravens, CBS, Dallas Cowboys, ESPN, Indianapolis Colts, NBC, NCAA, New York Jets, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Nielsen, PGA Tour, Media, St. Louis Rams, Viacom, Walt Disney, Washington Redskins

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ALLEN'S VULCAN VENTURES CONTINUES TO MAKE NATIONAL FOOTPRINT

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Tags: ESPN, Portland Trail Blazers, Seattle Seahawks, Media, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

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FRANCHISE NOTES

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Tags: Boston Red Sox, Dallas Mavericks, Franchises, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Memphis Grizzlies, NASCAR, NBA, Southwest Sports Group, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Toronto Raptors

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SPORTS MARKETING FIRM SEEKS ACCOUNT EXEC IN COLUMBUS, OH

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