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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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SALLY STAVRO DISPUTES REPORT OF HUSBAND'S SALE OF STAKE

Sally Stavro, the wife of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) Chair Steve Stavro, dismissed a weekend report that her husband is "actively looking to sell all or part of his ownership stake" in t

Tags: Franchises, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Toronto Maple Leafs

08/21/00
FRANCHISE NOTES

The CP cites a report by Montreal-based French-language all-news channel LCN from Friday that Quebec shareholders of the Expos are "considering suing" Majority Owner Jeffrey Loria for "bad management

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Franchises, Los Angeles Sparks, NFL

08/21/00
LAMBEAU LEAP? VOTES REMAIN CLOSE ON RENOVATION PROJECT

With a "little more than three weeks to go" before Brown County residents "decide the future of Lambeau Field," a new poll shows the vote is close, according to Don Walker of the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SEN

Tags: Facilities, Green Bay Packers

08/21/00
NHL PROPOSES NEW WEB POLICY, BUT NOT TOTAL CENTRALIZATION

The NHL has proposed a new Internet policy under which teams would retain control of the content on their own Web sites "but hand over" about 35% of their ad inventory to the league, while "being wire

Tags: NHL, Media, Washington Capitals

08/21/00
FSN SAYS FRIDAY THAT HIRING IRVIN WOULDN'T BE PRUDENT

Fox Sports Net (FSN) announced Friday that after several conversations with Michael Irvin, both parties agreed it would be "imprudent" for Irvin to begin his career as an analyst on "NFL This Morning"

Tags: ESPN, New England Patriots, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Walt Disney

08/21/00
PRELIMINARY OVERNIGHT RATINGS FROM WEEKEND SPORTS EVENTS

The following lists preliminary overnight Nielsen ratings from last weekend''s sports events (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR PGA Tour: PGA Championship - 3rd Rd. 8/19 CBS 1:30-7:15pm 5.8/15 A

Tags: ABC, CBS, Champ Car World Series, Indianapolis Colts, Los Angeles Sparks, MLB, Motorola, Nashville Predators, NBC, New England Patriots, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Nielsen, PGA Tour, Pittsburgh Steelers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, The Back of the Book, Viacom, Walt Disney, WNBA

08/21/00
SPURS ANNOUNCE CONTRACTORS FOR NEW SBC CENTER ARENA

Spurs officials "have chosen the joint venture of Turner Construction and San Antonio-based Browning Construction" to be the general contractor of the team''s new arena, according to Tom Bower of the

Tags: Facilities, San Antonio Spurs

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

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MEDIA NOTES

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 10:00pm ET 60-minute edition of FSN''s "The Keith Olbermann Evening News" led with a 4:46 report on the PGA Championship, followed by Cubs-D''Backs. Olbermann had 11:25 of to

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs, Dallas Cowboys, ESPN, MLS, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, PGA Tour, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

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