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Upcoming NFL Schedule Will Feature Changes To Flex Scheduling

04 / 23 / 14

The NFL schedule, which will be released tonight, will feature “two significant changes in the league’s flexible scheduling procedures.” Games reportedly will now be flexed into NBC’s “SNF” as early as Week 5. Flex scheduling previously did not start until Week 11...

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ORIOLES AND MSA SPAR OVER ENTERTAINMENT CONCEPT

The Orioles and the MD Stadium Authority (MSA) "appear to be on another collision course as the state agency moves forward this week with plans for a Niketown-type entertainment complex at Camden Yard

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Baltimore Ravens, Facilities, NikeTown

10/01/97
ASCENT WANTS TO ROCK 'N ROLL ALL NIGHT AND PARTY EVERY FEY

Ascent Entertainment named Denver''s "longtime rock ''n roll promoter," BARRY FEY, as an entertainment consultant, according the DENVER POST. Ascent CEO Charlie Lyons said Fey "initially will work wit

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10/01/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

AD AGE lists the 200 U.S leaders in ad spending, with Nike at #51, with $356.4M in ''96 U.S. ad spending, and Reebok at #96, spending $170M (AD AGE, 9/29 issue).... According to the AP, a "last-minute

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10/01/97
NHL NEWS & NOTES: SENATORS AND OILERS SEEING STRONG SALES

The leasing of their 100th suite puts the Senators more than 25 leased boxes ahead of last year''s total, according to Don Brennan of the OTTAWA SUN. The team has also sold 9,400 season-tickets, which

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, NHL, Ottawa Senators

10/01/97
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

TODAY: Final National League Attendance HOME ''97 YEAR-TO-DATE COMPARISONS TEAM DATES AVG. TOTAL %CAP ''96 AVG. %+/- ''95 AVG. %+/- COL 81 48,006 3,888,453 96% 48,037 0% 47,084 + 2% ATL^ 81 42,765 3,4

Tags: Atlanta Braves, The Back of the Book, Time Warner

10/01/97
CHARLOTTE'S WEB BECOMING EPICENTER OF RACING INDUSTRY

The Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS) has become the "preeminent racing facility in the country, second perhaps only to Indy, and that''s primarily on historical value," according to Steve Goldberg of CH

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10/01/97
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY'S 1996-97

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Tags: AFL, AHL, ATP, CFL, Champ Car World Series, LPGA, MLB, MLS, NASCAR, NBA, NFL, NHL, NHRA, NPSL, PBA, PGA Tour, Sports in Society, WNBA

10/01/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

BRYANT GUMBEL, on "Larry King Live" last night, asked whether he will do any work for CBS Sports: "We have talked about the possibility of doing something. I''m not looking to go back into the sports

Tags: CBS, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Viacom

10/01/97
MLB ONLINE NEWS: YANKEES' JETER A MAN AMONG CYBER-BOYS

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Tags: Atlanta Braves, MLB, New York Yankees, Seattle Mariners, Media, Time Warner, YankeeNets

10/01/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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