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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 18 / 14

Let's just say there are a lot of people unhappy that medical info on Matt Kemp got out publicly. All sorts of confidentiality issues there — Ramona Shelburne (@ramonashelburne) December 18, 2014 While YES and NYCFC announce partnership deal at presser, YES is showing Yankees Maga...

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FACILITY NOTES

In Dallas, a "virtual arena" has been launched on the Internet to allow the Dallas community to participate in the development of the city''s new arena. The new Web site was developed by i.con interac

Tags: Atlanta Thrashers, Cincinnati Bengals, DC United, Facilities, Time Warner

11/17/98
JUDGE WANTS RAIDERS-NFL TO SETTLE; L.A. MARKET QUESTIONS

Federal Judge George King "urged" the NFL and the Raiders to "settle a lawsuit that may yet determine whether pro football returns" to L.A, according to Alan Abrahamson of the L.A. TIMES. But attorney

Tags: Franchises, Miami Dolphins, NFL, Oakland Raiders, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

11/16/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

Michael Jordan''s Restaurant in Chicago began a "lockout special" last Friday, featuring 12-ounce Budweisers for $.23. A portion of the proceeds will go to a local charity (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 11/16)....

Tags: Jacksonville Jaguars, MasterCard, New England Revolution, New York Jets

11/16/98
DESPITE REPORT, ROSKI SAYS NV CASINO NO DEAL BREAKER

NHL Kings co-Owner Ed Roski''s ownership of a NV casino "has raised questions about whether the NFL can accept his bid to bring" a pro team to the L.A. Coliseum, according to Patrick McGreevy of the L

Tags: Franchises, Los Angeles Kings, NBA, NFL, NHL

11/16/98
FRIDAY'S FIRE AT HEAT ARENA NOT LIKELY TO DELAY OPENING

A fire that broke out Friday in the upper tiers of the half-built American Airlines Arena in downtown Miami "may have" been caused by construction crews cutting steel with blowtorches, according to Ya

Tags: American Airlines, Facilities, Los Angeles Sparks, Miami Heat

11/16/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

BRANDWEEK''s Terry Lefton reports that NBA Manager of Marketing Communications DAVE DECECCO is leaving to take a PR position at Pepsi. MARY GRISWOLD is leaving her position as NFL Senior Manager of Co

Tags: NBA, NFL, PepsiCo, People and Pop Culture

11/16/98
NASCAR/A-B OUTLINE BUSCH GRAND NATIONAL SERIES DEAL

NASCAR and A-B announced Friday a multi-year renewal of Busch beer''s title sponsorship of the Busch Grand National (BGN) Series. NASCAR also unveiled a new BGN logo and outlined a marketing plan desi

Tags: Anheuser Busch, NASCAR, R J Reynolds

11/16/98
RATINGS FOR LAST WEEKEND'S SELECT NETWORK SPORTING EVENTS

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Tags: ABC, CBS, NBC, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, The Back of the Book, Viacom, Walt Disney

11/16/98
LISA LESLIE BACKS UNION, BUT NOT UNION REP, IN INTERVIEW

The NBPA was certified on Friday as the exclusive bargaining rep of the WNBA players (Mult., 11/14). The unionization was discussed during Lifetime''s coverage of the "Nike Four In The Fall" college b

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Sparks, Nike, WNBA

11/16/98
WITH OR WITHOUT SPRINT, NFL SEES GOLD IN COACHES' HEADSETS

While it is "still possible" that Sprint will renew its NFL deal worth $24M a year, which includes the rights to NFL coaches'' headsets, the NFL "thinks it can get" $13M or more from selling those rig

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