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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 30 / 15

NWSL club FC Kansas City, nonprofit WIN for KC and Sporting KC will host a watch party for the U.S.-Germany FIFA Women's World Cup match in K.C.'s Power & Light District.

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OFF TRACK: BRUTON SMITH AWARDED $3.6M IN NC SUIT

SMI Chair Bruton Smith "won more than" $3.6M from his lawsuit against N.C. Speedway (NCS) and Penske Motorsports, resulting from the ''97 sale of NCS, according to Gary Wright of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVE

Tags: Cablevision, Int'l Speedway Corp., Leagues and Governing Bodies, NASCAR, New York Liberty, Speedway Motorsports Inc.

04/26/00
FLAME ON! HOTCHKISS SAYS TICKET DRIVE OFF TO HOT START

Flames Vice Chair Harley Hotchkiss said that the team''s season-ticket sales have "exploded" during the last ten days, "far exceeding the team''s expectations," according to Mike D''Amour of the CALGA

Tags: Calgary Flames, Franchises

04/26/00
FACILITY NOTES

In Dallas, Victoria Loe Hicks wrote that in an effort to promote the name of the new arena, American Airlines Center officials "will blitz local media with news releases and promotional items bearing

Tags: American Airlines, Cincinnati Reds, Facilities, Green Bay Packers, New York Mets, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

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EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Chargers GM BOBBY BEATHARD retired yesterday after 37 years in the NFL and the team named ED MCGUIRE as VP/Football Operations. McGuire was Senior Manager of Labor Operations for the NFL''s Management

Tags: CBS, Interpublic Group of Cos., NFL, Nike, Octagon, San Diego Chargers, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Viacom

04/26/00
FRANCHISE NOTES

ERVING SAYS NO DEAL: RDV Sports VP Julius Erving "denied a report Tuesday that he is close to accepting a position" as Dir of Basketball Operations with the Nets. Erving: "I have not had any discussio

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Franchises, Brooklyn Nets, New Orleans Pelicans, NFL, Orlando Magic, R J Reynolds, RDV Sports, San Francisco 49ers, YankeeNets

04/26/00
BRADLEY CENTER HAD NET LOSS DUE TO LOCKOUT, OTHER FACTORS

A report released this week shows that the Bradley Center "sustained a net loss" of $3.2M in FY''99, "due in large part" to the NBA lockout "and other changes that directly benefited" the Bucks, accor

Tags: Facilities, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA

04/26/00
SPURS' HOLT SAYS SLOW TALKS THREATEN NEW ARENA OPENING

A "frustrated" Spurs Chair Peter Holt yesterday "accused county commissioners of missing contract deadlines for the team''s new tax-funded $175 million arena," according to Tom Bower of the SAN ANTONI

Tags: Facilities, San Antonio Spurs

04/26/00
TIME ON THEIR SIDE: HTS INKED SOLE SPONSOR FOR PLAYOFF GAME

Home Team Sports (HTS) Sales Manager Jennifer Bowden "made an unusual sale" to computer network design and systems services company TimeBridge Technologies, which made TimeBridge the "sole sponsor" of

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals

04/26/00
ELWAY DOESN'T SOUND AS BITTER AS MCMULLEN OVER FAILED BID

After losing out in bidding for the Nuggets, Avalanche and Pepsi Center to Rams Minority Owner Stan Kroenke, John Elway said yesterday that he is "disappointed" but not "bitter" with the bid process,

Tags: Cablevision, Colorado Avalanche, Denver Broncos, Denver Nuggets, Franchises, New Jersey Devils, New York Liberty, PepsiCo, St. Louis Rams, YankeeNets

04/26/00
CNBC EXECS CAUTION THAT NETWORK WON'T BECOME SPORTS FOCUSED

The Senior PGA Tour''s decision to sign a four-year agreement with CNBC that will result in the financial news network airing 33 events starting in 2001 is a "strange move," as it has the Tour leaving

Tags: ESPN, LPGA, NBC, PGA Tour, Media, Walt Disney

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