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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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05/24/02
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.

05/24/02
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.

05/24/02
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

05/24/02
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

05/24/02
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

Tags: Closing Bell

05/24/02
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

05/24/02
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

05/24/02
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

05/24/02
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

05/24/02
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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