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Braves Expected To Name Development Team For Mixed-Use Project

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 30 / 14

The Braves as soon as this week are expected to announce a "deal with the development team that will oversee" a $400M mixed-use development near their new Cobb County ballpark. Sources said that the club "will tap a joint venture team" that includes Fuqua Development, Pope & Land Enterprise...

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02/19/98
FACILITY NOTES

The Maryland Stadium Authority "is confident there will be more parking than ever available" at Camden Yards, by securing more than 6,000 spots for Ravens games and 5,300 for Orioles games (Baltimore

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Baltimore Ravens, Facilities, New York Mets, New York Yankees, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures, YankeeNets

02/19/98
SPORTS INDUSTRY HAILS THE LATE HARRY CARAY

HARRY CARAY, who spent 53 years as a MLB broadcaster, the last 16 with the Cubs, died Wednesday in a CA hospital after being removed from life support. Caray suffered a heart attack on Saturday. Caray

Tags: Chicago Cubs, MLB, NBC, People and Pop Culture

02/19/98
FORDHAM SPORTS LAW SYMPOSIUM COMING UP IN NEW YORK

The 1998 Fordham Sports Law Symposium will be held February 24 from 10:00am-4:00pm at Fordham Law School''s McNally Amphitheatre. The symposium will consist of two morning panel discussions and two af

Tags: Classified Advertisements, MLS

02/19/98
NHL WINTER BREAK ACTIVITIES, PART III: TODAY, THE CENTRAL

The NHL''s Winter Break ''98 is examined in USA TODAY''s "In Focus" section as Sandee Richardson writes, "For some, the break is an opportunity to heal," while the member teams use the time to take pa

Tags: Chicago Blackhawks, Connecticut Sun, Dallas Stars, Detroit Red Wings, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NHL, Phoenix Coyotes, RDV Sports, Southwest Sports Group, St. Louis Blues, Toronto Maple Leafs, Wendys

02/19/98
VERVE: BITTERSWEET FEELINGS ABOUT NIKE'S USE OF THEIR SONG

If it were up to the Verve, Nike "never would have received permission" to use their song "Bitter Sweet Symphony" as the "cornerstone" of the company''s new "I Can" campaign, according to Eric Boelher

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Coca-Cola, NFL, Nike, Utah Jazz

02/19/98
EVENT NEWS & NOTES: CONCACAF GOLD CUP FINAL DRAWS 91,255

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Tags: Detroit Pistons, ESPN, Events and Attractions, MasterCard, MLB, NCAA, Nike, Palace Sports & Entertainment, PepsiCo, Walt Disney

02/19/98
WOMEN'S HOCKEY TEAM EARLY FAVORITE FOR THE WHEATIES COVER?

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Tags: NCAA, NHL, Olympics, TBS/TNT, Wheaties

02/19/98
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Tags: ABC, Miami Marlins, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

02/19/98
JUDGE RULES BLUE JACKETS DISPUTE WILL BE TRIED IN COLUMBUS

The ownership dispute over the NHL expansion Columbus Blue Jackets will be tried locally, according to Bruce Cadwallader of the COLUMBUS DISPATCH. Franklin County, OH, Judge John Bessey Tuesday "denie

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02/19/98
MEMPHIS READY TO TALK WITH NFL OILERS ABOUT BREAKING LEASE

The Memphis and Shelby County, TN, Authority has voted to give its board the power to negotiate with the NFL Oilers if they want to break their Liberty Bowl lease for ''98, according to David Williams

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