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Orlando City SC's Stadium Will Be Privately Funded In Full

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 29 / 15

Orlando City SC announced Friday that it will be privately funding the entirety of its new downtown Orlando stadium, as well as increasing the expected capacity. This comes after stadium construction was set back following a delay in $30M of funding from the Florida Legislature that would have helpe...

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NAMES IN THE NEWS

TOP FEMALE EXECUTIVES: The SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL names its Top 25 Female Sports Executives of the Year in its current issues. WWC President & CEO MARLA MESSING was ranked No. 1, as the WWC "exceeded

Tags: Minnesota Timberwolves, NFL, People and Pop Culture

10/15/99
FRANCHISE NOTES

Sparks President Johnny Buss, on where the team will play next season: "The league wants to see us move to the new [Staples Center]. It''s just a matter of logistics. We don''t want to disrupt us from

Tags: AFL, Atlanta Thrashers, CHL, Detroit Red Wings, Franchises, Los Angeles Sparks, New York Islanders, NHL, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner

10/15/99
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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Tags: Baltimore Orioles, CBS, Miami Heat, NBA, New York Mets, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Viacom

10/15/99
FACILITY NOTES

ARKANSAS ARENA UPDATE: In Little Rock, Alltel Arena officials on Thursday declared the building "safe even though the construction team has not conducted tests to determine whether the beams supportin

Tags: Facilities, Miami Marlins, Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Dolphins, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA, Philadelphia Eagles, Sacramento Kings

10/15/99
LEONSIS MAKING HIS MARK: NEW CAPS ADS TO FLOOD TV AIRWAVES

In an "unprecedented" effort in Capitals history, the team is set to unveil seven new TV ads around their "Always Intense" marketing campaign, according to Eric Fisher of the WASHINGTON TIMES. The "to

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, Walt Disney, Washington Capitals

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BRYDEN SHRUGS OFF SALE TALK; WILL LEADERS MEET ON NHL AID?

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Tags: Calgary Flames, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NHL, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, Ottawa Senators, Vancouver Canucks

10/15/99
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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Tags: Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors, Major League Lacrosse, NBC, News Corp./Fox, SLOC, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

10/15/99
CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE TELLS IOC: MAKE REFORMS OR ELSE....

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Tags: IOC, Olympics

10/15/99
ESPN CHILTON SPORTS POLL CHARTS INTEREST IN WORLD SERIES

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Tags: ESPN, MLB, The Back of the Book, Walt Disney

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MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

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Tags: Boston Red Sox, DaimlerChrysler, Denver Broncos, ESPN, NASCAR, R J Reynolds, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner, Walt Disney

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