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MSG Promotions Renews Deal With USGA Through '21 U.S. Open

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 31 / 15

MSG Promotions will maintain its role as the exclusive corporate hospitality provider of golf's U.S. Open through '21. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. MSG Promotions President & CEO Mimi Griffin pointed out that the U.S. Opens that fall under the extension – ’19, ’20 an...

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Boston Legislators Express Concerns About Bid

Boston lawmakers yesterday "amplified their concerns about the potential for the city to host" the '24 Games, saying that they "were concerned the infrastructure costs to the state would top" $5B, according to Jim O'Sullivan of the BOSTON GLOBE. After "meeting with opponents of the proposal, several ...

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Boston '24 Eyes Transparency With Bid Release

Boston '24 yesterday released the group's bid documents in a "kickoff of a public relations campaign" by Mayor Martin Walsh and local Olympic planners to "build enthusiasm" for the city's shot to host the Games, according to a front-page piece by Arsenault & Levenson of the BOSTON GLOBE. About 6 ...

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Boston May Have Public Vote On Olympics

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh yesterday "threw the city’s 2024 Olympic bid into turmoil," saying that he "wouldn’t oppose voters trying to secure a public referendum on the project, a move that could complicate or even endanger the city’s chances," according to Kamp & Futterman of ...

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'24 Games Events Could Be Held Outside Of Mass.

Boston’s plans for the '24 Games "probably will include staging some events outside Massachusetts, an approach that could mean early-round Olympic baseball at Yankee Stadium, basketball at Madison Square Garden, tennis on the courts where the U.S. Open is played, and sailing off Newport, R.I., ...

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Beijing Now Leader For '22 Winter Games

Confidence is rising that a vote this summer “will place Beijing as the first city ever to host both the summer and winter editions” of the Olympics, according to Calum MacLeod of USA TODAY. The success of the ’08 Summer Games “combined with China's economic and organizationa ...

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Mass. Residents Support Boston Olympics

More than 55% of Massachusetts residents surveyed this week "support hosting the Olympics," compared with nearly 40% "who oppose it," according to a Sage Consulting poll cited by Shirley Leung of the BOSTON GLOBE. Only 5% of those surveyed "were undecided." Leung: "Maybe that's why Mayor Marty Walsh ...

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USA Basketball Committed to New Phoenix HQ

USA Basketball Chair Jerry Colangelo "remains committed" to relocating the organization "to metro Phoenix" despite Arizona State Univ. ending negotiations with the developer of a planned $436M project for new USA Basketball HQ , according to Jeff Metcalfe of the ARIZONA REPUBLIC. ASU ...

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Boston '24 Bid Bolsters Opposition Group

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Boston Could Be Attractive Bid To IOC

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Boston Chosen As U.S. Bid City For '24 Games

The USOC on Thursday chose Boston to be its entry in the bidding for the '24 Games in what USOC Chair Larry Probst said “was probably the most challenging, the most difficult, the most agonizing decision we have ever made as a board.” Leaders of the Boston 2024 bid, along with top m ...

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