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Comcast Business To Provide High-Speed Ethernet At NASCAR Tracks

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 28 / 15

Comcast Business this afternoon is announcing that it will provide one-gigabit Ethernet connections at five NASCAR-hosting tracks in a bid to enhance communications between sanctioning-body officials, teams and broadcast partners during races. The services will be provided at ISC’s Martinsvill...

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MEDIA NOTES

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Tags: ABC, AEG, Chicago Bulls, Colorado Rapids, ESPN, Miami Marlins, Indiana Pacers, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, MLS, NBA, NBC, NCAA, New Orleans Pelicans, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Phoenix Suns, San Antonio Spurs, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Toronto Raptors, UPN, Utah Jazz, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

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Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Franchises, MLB, New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, Toronto Blue Jays, YankeeNets

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AMERICA'S NEW PASTIME? PRO FOOTBALL LEAGUE REVEALS PLANS

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

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Upper Deck Sponsorship Notes

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Tags: Basketball, Golf, Hockey, Los Angeles Lakers, Upper Deck

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MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

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Tags: Champ Car World Series, DaimlerChrysler, Formula One, NFL

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Tags: Franchises, Kansas City Royals

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NAMES IN THE NEWS

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Tags: Cablevision, IMG, Milwaukee Bucks, NCAA, New York Rangers, NHL, Seattle Mariners, People and Pop Culture

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Tags: Franchises, Oakland Raiders

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AFL owners announced yesterday that they have "voted to cancel" the 2000 season due to a pending antitrust suit that a group of players has brought against the 13-year-old league seeking better workin

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