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AEG Asks L.A. For More Time To Lure NFL Team To Farmers FieldPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 30 / 14
AEG has asked the city of L.A. for “six more months to bring an NFL franchise to Los Angeles and start building Farmers Field stadium.” The fate of the request will “depend in part on whether city officials believe AEG really is close to luring a team to town.” As part of a '...
USOC President LeRoy Walker has "dropped the organization''s conflict-of-interest issue" regarding the selection of a new President. The matter will not be on the Executive Board''s agenda this weeken
The CBC has lined up six full sponsors for the broadcasts of the Atlanta Games -- McDonald''s, IBM, Royal Bank, UPS and Kodak. Rona, a home-improvement chain in Quebec, will sponsor Radio- Canada only
The USOC''s share of money expected from marketing the 2002 Games "apparently isn''t going to be settled" before an IOC- imposed March deadline, according to the DESERET NEWS. The SLOOC/USOC joint mar
Phone sales of Olympic tickets, which began Saturday, are "well ahead of projections," according to ACOG Dir of Ticket Sales Jack Tyson. However, the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION reports, "countless more" cou
Austria, Italy and Slovenia are making an "unprecedented" bid to host the 2006 Winter Games. The plan is to combine efforts of border towns -- Arnoldstein, Austria, Tarvisio, Italy, and Kranjska Gora,
Salt Lake Olympic organizers are taking bids for a "host broadcaster" to provide TV and radio coverage as required by the IOC for the network rightsholders. The host broadcaster must provide networks
Some Super Show exhibitors sued by USOC officials for displaying false Olympic merchandise say the crackdown is harassment. Naveed Azam, VP of Assac Industries, a Pakistani company, says he had no ide
NationsBank, Southern Living, Buick and IBM are offering more than $1M in prizes in the Olympic Dream giveaway, which revolves around new and existing NationsBank customers and businesses who open new
Cowboys RB Emmitt Smith launched a campaign to make football as an Olympic sport. Smith says he is serious, but, according to Al Levine in this morning''s ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, "the announcement seems
ACOG officials have authorized repairs on areas of structural weakness in Atlanta''s 85,000-seat Olympic stadium currently still under construction. However, the repairs should not delay the facility'