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College Bowl Season Set To Begin, Including New Game In Montgomery

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 19 / 14

The ’14-15 college bowl season kicks off tomorrow with five games. Financial documents filed this summer by New Orleans Bowl Inc. indicated that last year's R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl generated $3.77M in revenue, with 58% of that via ticket sales. Last year's game drew its third straigh...

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FRANCHISE NOTES

THANK YOU, THANK YOU: Jaguars players are spending this week making unannounced visits to local stores, offices and malls in order to meet fans and thank them for their support. All players, except ro

Tags: Chicago Blackhawks, Cleveland Browns, Franchises, Jacksonville Jaguars, NBA, News Corp./Fox, Pittsburgh Steelers

05/11/99
HOMETOWN HEROES: LOCAL GROUP JUMPS ONE HURDLE ON A'S DEAL

A Bay Area investor group led by Andy Dolich, hailed as a "hometown dream team of prospective owners," won the support of the Oakland Alameda Coliseum Authority to acquire the A''s in a 3-1 vote Monda

Tags: Anheuser Busch, ESPN, Franchises, MLB, NBC, Oakland Athletics, Walt Disney

05/11/99
MLB ROUND-UP: FANS RAP THE ROCKIES; JERRY'S KIDS A SOFT SELL

Rockies fans "are making themselves heard" during the team''s 12-16 start, according to Tracy Ringolsby of the ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS. Nine home dates into the ''99 season, the Rockies "already have post

Tags: Chicago White Sox, Colorado Rockies, Franchises, MLB

05/11/99
MERCHANDISE SALES REP WANTED FOR SPORTS MARKETING COMPANY

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Tags: Classified Advertisements

05/11/99
VIVA LE FRANCE! ISC TO BUY PENSKE MOTORSPORTS IN $700M DEAL

FL-based Int''l Speedway Corp. (ISC) is "buying" 12.2 million outstanding shares of MI-based Penske Motorsports Inc. (PMI) for $50 per share in stock and cash, according to Bill Koenig of the INDIANAP

Tags: Champ Car World Series, Finance, Int'l Speedway Corp., NASCAR, R J Reynolds, Speedway Motorsports Inc.

05/11/99
HOMEWARD BOUND? 'CANES NEW ARENA MAY BE READY BY OCTOBER

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05/11/99
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

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05/11/99
PANTHERS POINT TO BURE SIGNING AS ONE REASON FOR TICKET HIKE

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05/11/99
EVENT NOTES

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Tags: American Skiing Co., ESPN, Events and Attractions, Formula One, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, NBC, Walt Disney

05/11/99
A DEAL OF MYSTICAL PROPORTIONS? HOLDSCLAW INKS WITH NIKE

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Tags: Los Angeles Sparks, Nike, Puma, Reebok, Washington Mystics, Washington Nationals, WNBA

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