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With Hollywood Park Closing, Horse Racing Dates Up For Grabs05 / 23 / 13
The California Horse Racing Board will meet today to "hammer out details of future racing." Hollywood Park's last day of live racing will be Dec. 22 before it is "razed for development," so Del Mar and Santa Anita have "lined up to take over Hollywood’s racing dates." Santa Anita will pic...
Arenaball, a sport that is "conceived, performed and marketed as an unashamed entertainment enterprise," is examined by Charles Pierce in the latest issue of GQ. Upon the sport''s inception, "Arenabal
Former Blues Owner Harry Ornest is reportedly part of a group trying to "outmaneuver" CO developer Philip Anschutz for control of the L.A. Kings. Ornest has allied with fellow Hollywood Park exec R.D.
"In the ongoing hammer-and-tongs battle between Nike and Adidas known as Show Wars, each company zeroed in on the youth market by sponsoring its own basketball tournament," writes Curry Kirkpatrick in
Olympic sponsor AT&T will be the first of 13 sponsors to launch a Dream Team promo, according to Michael Hiestand of USA TODAY. Beginning August 14, AT&T will distribute rubber outdoor basketballs to
Pepsi-Cola announced it will have a packaging "blitz" in August for an end-of-summer special. They will ship new 16-ounce "Slam Cans" of Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, and Mountain Dew to retail outlets. They wil
In Minneapolis, Sid Hartman reports that there is "a chance" that the MLBPA will have a new offer to consider after today''s MLB Exec Committee meeting in Chicago (Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, 8/1). One
The NBA named CHRIS BRIENZA as Dir of Media Services. ....Former Pistons Dir of Player Personnel BILLY MCKINNEY was named Sonics VP/Basketball Ops (SportsTicker)....Nike Golf GM DAVE DICKEY has left t
As mentioned here last week, Tambrands has announced a two- year sponsorship deal with the U.S. Open tennis chamionships. The company earlier in the year attempted to become title sponsor of the WTA T
Golf is growing more attractive to marketers and advertisers as it "becomes the sport of choice for the young and hip," according to Kevin Goldman of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. A new ad for Coors Light
"Talk of the upcoming players union decertification vote dominated discussion" at Magic Johnson''s charity game yesterday, according to Mark Heisler of L.A. TIMES. But, "of four players polled before