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Who stands above all others in the sports business world? Submit your entry for the '15 SPORTS BUSINESS AWARDS by Friday, January 9 . We’re looking for the best in 15 categories, including: Sports Media Sports Television Digital Sports Media To see the full list of categorie...

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MUTINY AND FUSION PARTNER TO OFFER TICKETS TO YOUTH SOCCER

The MLS Mutiny and Fusion "have entered into a partnership" with the FL Youth Soccer Association (FYSA) "in an effort to sell at least 118,000 tickets to their home games this season and next," accord

Tags: Franchises, MLS

03/11/99
DALLAS ARENA GROUP SAYS MINORITY/WOMEN CONTRACT NEAR GOAL

Firms owned by women and minorities won 23% of the work on Dallas'' new sports arena last year, "slightly below the developers''" 26% goal, according to an Arena Group report cited by Robert Ingrassia

Tags: Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars, Facilities, Southwest Sports Group

03/11/99
DEBATING THE MERITS OF WOMEN'S SPORTS CONTENT ON THE WEB

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Tags: CBS, ESPN, NASCAR, NFL, San Jose Sharks, Media, SportsLine.com, Time Warner, Viacom, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

03/11/99
FULL COURT PRESS FOR CBS; NET TO TOP LAST YEAR'S RATINGS?

CBS is "counting on top-ranked Duke" for a ratings "boost" during its NCAA basketball coverage, according to Michael Buteau of BLOOMBERG NEWS. CBS drew an overall 7.3 Nielsen rating for its tournament

Tags: CBS, DirecTV, ESPN, General Motors, NCAA, Nielsen, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

03/11/99
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

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Tags: Calgary Flames, Nashville Predators, NHL, San Jose Sharks, The Back of the Book

03/11/99
ABC TURNS THE PAGE ON INDY 500 ANNOUNCING TEAM

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Tags: ABC, Champ Car World Series, ESPN, IndyCar, Media, Walt Disney

03/11/99
MILSTEIN FEELING A-LOAN AS NFL ASK FOR RESTRUCTURED DEAL

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03/11/99
RACQUET UP: THE DAILY LISTS ATP PLAYER AGENTS AND AGENCIES

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03/11/99
THE ROLE OF ANITA DEFRANTZ IN QUESTION BY N.Y. TIMES REPORT

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Tags: IOC, Olympics, SLOC

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THERE'S A FEELING THEY GET, ABOUT A RENOVATED AMERICAN WEST

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