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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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YANKEE-DOODLE-DANDY DEAL FOR STEINBRENNER AFTER SERIES?

A deal to sell the Yankees to NY-based Cablevision could bring Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner "more money depending how the Yankees fared in the post-season," with a "certain amount" for the divisi

Tags: Cablevision, Franchises, MLB, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

10/13/98
CHAPTER 11 IN THE PENGUINS HISTORY: FILING FOR BANKRUPTCY

The Penguins "were expected to file in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for protection from their creditors, possibly as soon as today," according to sources of Schmitz & Kovacevic of the PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE

Tags: Franchises, NHL, Pittsburgh Penguins

10/13/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

MLB: Tricon Global Restaurants'' Pizza Hut, Dallas, will use Mariners OF Ken Griffey in a four-week promo around its Sicilian pizza (AD AGE, 10,12).....N.Y.-based J. Walter Thompson "retooled part of

Tags: MLB, Seattle Mariners

10/13/98
FACILITY NOTES

The Panthers played their first regular-season game at the new National Car Rental Center on Friday. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, on the arena: "It''s a spectacular arena. Well laid-out, spacious, c

Tags: American Airlines, Anheuser Busch, Bank of America, Coca-Cola, Facilities, Miami Heat, NHL, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports

10/13/98
LERNER TO BECOME LENDER IN EVENT OF EXCESS STADIUM COSTS

Browns Owner Al Lerner has reached an agreement with Cleveland Mayor Michael White to "lend the city money to finish building the new football stadium if its cost exceeds" $293M, according to Robert V

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Facilities, NFL

10/13/98
NFL CLOSE TO SELLING $600M OF ASSET-BACKED SECURITIES

The NFL "plans to sell asset-backed securities for the first time," offering $600M of certificates that use its new TV contract as collateral, according to Kevin Shinkle of BLOOMBERG NEWS. The plan "w

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

10/13/98
WHAT IF THE SHOE DOESN'T FIT? SWISS MISS' FEET HURT

Martina Hingis has "complained bitterly" to Sergio Tacchini, which pays her $3M a year in an apparel and shoe contract, that her sneakers don''t fit properly, according to Mitchell Fink of the N.Y. DA

10/13/98
ISLANDERS SEASON OPENS TO ANGRY FANS AND LOCAL TV BLACKOUT

The Islanders opened their regular-season with a 4-3 loss to the Penguins on Saturday night before 11,457 at the Nassau Coliseum, 4,840 short of capacity. In N.Y., Anthony McCarron wrote that "many fa

Tags: Cablevision, Chicago Blackhawks, Franchises, Madison Square Garden, New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Pittsburgh Penguins, YankeeNets

10/13/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Bulls F DENNIS RODMAN said he may retire from the NBA so that he can put all of his energy into acting. Rodman: "I want to be able to stand up when I''m acting instead of crawling. It''s time to move

Tags: ABC, Cablevision, Chicago Bulls, HBO, Madison Square Garden, NBA, R J Reynolds, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Walt Disney

10/13/98
AFC REALIGNMENT DISCUSSED; EISNER TAKES L.A. COLISEUM SIDE

CBS''s Mike Lombardi reported on "NFL Today" that the NFL will consider a realignment of the AFC at the league meetings on October 27 in Kansas City. Lombardi proposed four, four-team divisions, which

Tags: CBS, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Minnesota Wild, New England Patriots, NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

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