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L.A. Committee Makes Big Changes To Proposed Olympic Venues for '24

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 29 / 16

Olympic swimming in L.A. would take place at a temporary facility on USC's campus LA 2024 has made a big change to its proposed venue plan in its bid for the Olympics. The temporary swimming an...

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Glendale Close To Cards Deal

The NFL Cardinals "may be taking their [$350M] football stadium to Glendale, which only last year landed the Phoenix Coyotes hockey arena and could be building a sports fan paradise in the West Valley

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Fans Voice Strike Opposition THE DAILY features a Special Report after the MLBPA voted to set August 30 as a strike date if a new CBA is not reached. Among the highlights: MLBPA Exec Dir Donald Fehr a

The Media Points The Finger

With Friday''s announcement of an August 30 strike date, multiple media outlets examined MLB''s labor talks, discussing which side is to blame, what is at stake and the state of MLB. Following is a ro

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Franchise Notes

The Trail Blazers are "about to become the NBA''s first $100 million team." Without signing free agents Bonzi Wells and Arvydas Sabonis, the Blazers'' have an estimated payroll of $98.765M for the ''0

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Media Monitor

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET 60-minute edition of ESPN''s "SportsCenter" led with the PGA Championship, followed by Yankees-Mariners and Indians-Angels (THE DAILY). ON THE AIR: Boxer Lelia Ali

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Players Speak Out On Strike

Player reaction after the MLBPA exec board voted Friday to set an August 30 strike date indicated a united union, and the following presents a sampling of player comments: PLAYER Boone Says No One Wan

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Yates Racing Gets New Flavor

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Report Has Lightning Losing $$

The Lightning are "facing financial woes even more dire than previously disclosed," as the team lost $18M last year and the Ice Palace almost $3M, according to a report by MD-based Turnkey Sports, com

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Names In The News

NEWSDAY''s John Jeansonne noted that ESPN''s "SportsCenter" will air its 25,000th edition next Sunday and the "occasion is a timely example of the many ironies in the life and influence of JOHN A. WAL

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Facility Notes

SATURDAY NIGHT''S ALRIGHT: In NC, David Poole reported NASCAR and NBC have agreed to move the Winston Cup UAW-GM 500 at Lowe''s Motor Speedway to Saturday night, October 11, 2003. The switch from dayt

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