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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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League Notes

TOP 25: The CHARLOTTE OBSERVER''s David Poole presents his fifth annual rank of the 25 most powerful people in stock-car racing: 1) NASCAR Chair & ISC CEO Bill France Jr.; 2) NASCAR President Mike Hel

Tags: CFL, FIFA, Football, Hockey, Horse Racing, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Motorsports, NASCAR, NHL, Soccer, Speedway Motorsports Inc.

NC County's Racing Image

The CHARLOTTE OBSERVER reported that the Cabarrus County (NC) Convention & Visitors Bureau recently unveiled its new logo, which features the tagline: "Cabarrus County, The Racing Side of Charlotte."

Tags: Motorsports, NASCAR, Speedway Motorsports Inc.

Marketplace Round-Up

BLOOMBERG NEWS'' Rick Westhead cited Nielsen data that shows companies spent $2.8B to advertise on TV sports broadcasts in Q1 ''02, an 87% increase from the year-earlier period, as NBC''s Olympics cov

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Football, Motorsports, NASCAR, NBC, Olympics, PepsiCo, San Diego Chargers

Beckham's Gay Icon Status

ManU and England MF David Beckham "has acknowledged he is a gay icon for the first time by agreeing to an interview and cover shoot for gay lifestyle magazine Attitude," according to Jessica Hodgson o

Tags: English Premier League, Manchester United, Soccer

Closing Bell, May 24, 2002

  The Daily Insider Afternoon News & Headlines Friday, May 24, 2002 4:00pm ET Print The Closing Bell • Nike''s Latest Campaign Invites Fans Aboard The "Funk Ship" • Wheaties Announces

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Samsung's World Cup Push

South Korea-based Samsung is "unleashing a [US$203M] global advertising campaign" around the World Cup, according to Julia Day of the London GUARDIAN, who noted Samsung is not a FIFA World Cup sponsor

Tags: ABC, ATT, ESPN, FIFA, Soccer, Media, Walt Disney

Fehr Offers Union's View

MLBPA Exec Dir Donald Fehr "sounds like he wouldn''t hesitate to recommend a players strike if management gives his constituents no alternatives," but also says that the "relationship with club owners

Tags: Baseball, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, New York Yankees

Franchise Notes

In CA, Cheryl Rosenberg Neubert writes that after winning 21 of their last 24 games, the Angels have "been anything but a hot ticket at home," as the team''s average home attendance of 22,821 ranks 18

Tags: LA Angels, Baseball, Basketball, Boston Red Sox, Football, Franchises, Los Angeles Lakers, MLB, San Diego Chargers, Walt Disney

Names & Faces

Winston Cup team Owner Andy Petree and Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones have "finally come to an agreement" to run a two-team Winston Cup operation next season, and sources said that the "top driver on Jones

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Football, Golf, Motorsports

NBA Team Notes

Rockets execs yesterday took Erik Zhang and John Huizinga, reps for Chinese C and projected No. 1 draft pick Yao Ming, "on a tour of the team''s Westside Tennis Club practice facility and downtown are

Tags: Basketball, Cablevision, Charlotte Hornets, Franchises, Houston Rockets, Madison Square Garden, Miami Heat, NBA, Orlando Magic

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