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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 27 / 15

$330 – Total amount of fines for five players listed on a TV monitor outside Virginia Tech’s football players’ lounge last night. The fine structure shown on the screen ranged “as low as $10 for missing a team breakfast … up to $100 for drawing a personal foul ...

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08/14/00
FACILITY NOTES

NEWS FROM CINCINNATI: In Cincinnati, Ken Alltucker wrote that contractors "are threatening to walk away" from the new Reds ballpark if Hamilton County "requires them to use one insurance company" for

Tags: Arizona Cardinals, Cincinnati Bengals, Cincinnati Reds, Facilities, Minnesota Vikings, NFL

08/14/00
NAMES IN THE NEWS

FLAG ISSUE: In Charlotte, Henry Eichel wrote that the NCAA decided Friday to keep the first two rounds of the 2002 men''s basketball regionals at the Greenville, SC, Bi-Lo Center, ending an economic b

Tags: ESPN, MLS, NBC, NCAA, New England Revolution, NFL, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Walt Disney

08/14/00
BEARS, CITY INCH CLOSER TO REACHING A DEAL ON RENOVATIONS

The Bears and Chicago city officials "have reached an ''understanding'' on an elaborate Soldier Field renovation plan that would reclaim 19 acres of lakefront parks, create underground parking for mus

Tags: Chicago Bears, Facilities, NFL

08/14/00
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL''s Daniel Kaplan reports that Ericsson VP of the Americas Region HAKAN WRETSEL -- who "was behind Ericsson Mobile Phones'' roughly" $30M sponsorship of the Ericsson Open --

Tags: Detroit Tigers, Edmonton Oilers, Minnesota Twins, MLB, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture, Wilson Sporting Goods

08/14/00
FENWAY OPPONENTS OFFER ALTERNATIVE PLANS FOR BALLPARK

As the Red Sox "struggle to find" $352M in private financing for a new Fenway Park, opponents "offered two alternate plans they claimed would save the team money, avoid lawsuits, and preserve what fan

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Facilities

08/14/00
TIGER EFFECT EXAMINED ON ESPN; BUICK SAYS DEAL HAS PAID OFF

ESPN''s "Outside The Lines" examined Tiger Woods'' impact on golf. PGA Tour player Justin Leonard: "Non-golf companies are stepping up and saying, ''You know, we can get a lot of exposure [by sponsori

Tags: ESPN, General Motors, PGA Tour, Walt Disney

08/14/00
JURORS RULE DISNEY STOLE IDEA FOR FLORIDA SPORTS COMPLEX

Jurors in the $1B intellectual property theft case brought against Disney by All Pro Sports Camps execs Nicholas Stracick and Edward Russell ruled Friday that Disney "stole the idea" for the Wide Worl

Tags: CBS, Facilities, Viacom, Walt Disney

08/14/00
JENNY DON'T LOSE THAT TOP: SWIMMER CRITICIZED FOR SI PHOTO

U.S. Olympic swimmer Jenny Thompson has "caused something of a stir" with a photo in which she is "pictured topless with her hands covering her breasts" that appears in the current issue of SI, accord

Tags: Oakland Athletics, Sports Illustrated, WNBA

08/14/00
RACIN' ROUNDUP: RAHAL'S FUTURE? IS CART RETURNING TO NY?

If you "think" CART interim CEO Bobby Rahal "is ready to get rid of" his interim role and "take the job full time, think again," according to Alexander & Rosewater of the Cleveland PLAIN DEALER, who w

Tags: Champ Car World Series, Int'l Speedway Corp., IndyCar, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NASCAR, R J Reynolds

08/14/00
ROCKETS/SPORTS AUTHORITY SEEM TO HAVE DIFFERING OPINIONS

The Rockets and the Harris County-Houston Sports Authority "have different ideas about the possibility of salvaging" their $175M downtown arena agreement (see THE DAILY, 8/4) as a "dissenting letter"

Tags: Facilities, Houston Rockets

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