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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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08/22/00
OCTAGON EXPANDS EUROPEAN PRESENCE; WOOLF ADDS MOTORSPORTS

Octagon has taken an equity position in the Belgium- and Holland-based sports marketing company Consultants in Sport (CIS). CIS will continue to operate under its existing management but will be renam

Tags: Dallas Stars, Interpublic Group of Cos., NASCAR, Nike, Oakland Athletics, Octagon, R J Reynolds, Southwest Sports Group

08/22/00
FACILITY NOTES

COULD INJURIES IMPACT CARDINALS VOTE? ESPN''s Chris Mortensen noted the number of preseason injuries to the NFL Cardinals and referenced the upcoming stadium vote this November: "In order to get a bal

Tags: Detroit Tigers, ESPN, Facilities, NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers, Walt Disney

08/22/00
READ UP: MILLER'S BARBS INCLUDE REFERENCES TO GODOT/BEOWULF

ABC''s revamped "MNF" broadcast team made its third appearance during last night''s Packers-Dolphins game from Pro Player Stadium. In his opening comments on the Dolphins, Dennis Miller made immediate

Tags: ABC, Chicago Bulls, Green Bay Packers, HBO, Miami Dolphins, NFL, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

08/22/00
MANCHESTER UNITED REQUESTS FAN FEEDBACK, UNVEILS NEW FORUM

Manchester United on Sunday unveiled plans for an independent supporters'' forum for fans, according to Matthew Garrahan of the FINANCIAL TIMES. Fans will be asked to "put forward nominations for cate

Tags: English Premier League, Franchises, Manchester United

08/21/00
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

In Detroit, Kupelian & O''Hara wrote on the NFL''s strict uniform policy and noted that Commissioner Paul Tagliabue wore New Balance running shoes during his recent visit to the Lions'' training camp.

Tags: Dallas Stars, Detroit Lions, NFL, NHL, PGA Tour, Southwest Sports Group

08/21/00
JUST DID IT: NIKE KEEPS EXECS WITH ENTICING STOCK OPTIONS

Nike is "trying to stem an exodus of executives to other companies" by giving 18 top execs restricted stock grants for the "first time in company history," according to Andy Dworkin of the Portland OR

Tags: Finance, Nike

08/21/00
WOODS OVERNIGHT RATING SETS FINAL ROUND, TWO-DAY RECORDS

CBS earned a 10.0/23 preliminary overnight Nielsen rating for its final-round coverage of the PGA Championship yesterday, which was won by Tiger Woods in a dramatic three- hole playoff over Bob May. T

Tags: CBS, NBC, Nielsen, PGA Tour, Media, Viacom

08/21/00
NAMES IN THE NEWS

SLOC President & CEO MITT ROMNEY continues to discuss another run for political office in MA and is thinking of running again in 2002: "I would love to run, or serve in public service, if I thought I

Tags: ESPN, Miami Marlins, Sears, SLOC, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney, WNBA

08/21/00
LONGTIME POLITICAL OPERATIVE SASSO LEAVES RED SOX EXEC TEAM

Less than a month after "helping lead" the Red Sox "through the thicket of State House politics to win passage of a law providing up to" $312M in public funds for a new Fenway Park, the team''s leadin

Tags: Boston Bruins, Boston Celtics, Boston Red Sox, Facilities, New England Patriots

08/21/00
ATHLETES, AGENTS AND OTHERS SOUND OFF ON MARKETING SEXUALITY

The trend of using sex appeal to market female athletes was examined on ESPN''s "Outside the Lines" yesterday by Bob Ley, who opened the show by saying, "Somewhere between the hand-wringing and the po

Tags: Dallas Stars, ESPN, Los Angeles Sparks, Southwest Sports Group, Sports Illustrated, Walt Disney

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