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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 02 / 16

Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment has partnered with Hospital for Special Surgery and LeFrak Center at Lakeside to launch Sticks & Skates, a community program designed to provide free public ice skating and hockey programming ( BS&E ). ...

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NBA To Be On TV Every Night

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MLB Attendance Notes

Should the Blue Jays continue to draw their season average attendance of 20,374, the team would finish the season "with a total of only 1,650,315," which would represent a "decline of 245,232 for last

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Executive Transactions

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Vistas Unlimited's Technology

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ECHL To Expand In '02-03

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Marketplace Round-Up

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NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman "sent an explanatory letter" to every NHL team about the reasons for installing protective netting, and each team had the "option of forwarding it to their season-ticket

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Judge Grants Raiders New Trial

A judge yesterday awarded the Raiders a new trial in their $1.2B lawsuit against the NFL, according to Alan Abrahamson of the L.A. TIMES, who writes the ruling "may once again inject the team into cal

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