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L.A. Committee Makes Big Changes To Proposed Olympic Venues for '24

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 29 / 16

Olympic swimming in L.A. would take place at a temporary facility on USC's campus LA 2024 has made a big change to its proposed venue plan in its bid for the Olympics. The temporary swimming an...

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49ers Seek New Stadium Name

The 49ers "will be hard pressed to find a new corporate sponsor for Candlestick Park when 3Com''s contract expires" January 31, according to Kathleen Pender of the S.F. CHRONICLE, who noted 3Com "won'

Tags: Facilities, Football, San Francisco 49ers

NASCAR's TV Deal Examined

Did NASCAR''s Deal Benefit Drivers? After the first season of NASCAR''s six-year, $2.4B TV deal with Fox and NBC/Turner, "one could say it was a year of both satisfaction and disappointment," accordin

Tags: Motorsports, NASCAR, NBC, Media

Active and Myteam Merge

by Terry Lefton, Editor-at-Large, The Sports Business Daily CA-based Active.com and MA-based Myteam.com, the last two companies left in the once-crowded field of Web sites serving participatory sports

Tags: ESPN, Finance, Football, Hockey, NFL, NHL, Reebok, Walt Disney

Nominations Open For Award

THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY is now accepting nominations for our 2001 SPORTS INDUSTRIALIST OF THE YEAR award. The annual award honors a person or entity who, over the past year, has best personified our

Tags: Basketball, Coca-Cola, Football, MLS, Motorsports, NASCAR, NBA, NFL, Soccer, People and Pop Culture

Esposito To Own ECHL Squad

The BEAUMONT ENTERPRISE’s Beth Gallaspy reported NHL HOFer Phil Esposito, along with Rick Adams and David LeFevre, “will own the as-yet unnamed [ECHL] team” that will play in the Sou

Tags: ECHL, Hockey

Blue Bombers '02 Ticket Hike

The WINNIPEG SUN’s Greg Di Cresce reported the Blue Bombers have eliminated one of their ticket zones, while increasing "the remaining ticket prices roughly 5% across the board" for next season.

Tags: CFL, Football

Damn Yankees?

Yankees Show Off Latest Free Agent Signing The Yankees do it again, inking 1B Jason Giambi to a seven-year, $120M contract. Some see the Bombers'' latest free-agent heist as the perfect representation

Marketplace Round-Up

General Mills'' Lloyd''s Barbeque has signed on as an official supplier of USA Hockey. As part of the deal, Lloyd''s is providing consumer offers and trade incentives (General Mills)....As part of a p

Tags: Columbus Blue Jackets, General Motors, Golf, Hockey, Motorsports, Wheaties

Foxwoods' Heavyweight Bout

Foxwoods Arena is sold out for tomorrow''s John Ruiz-Evander Holyfield heavyweight title fight, and the bout at Foxwoods Resort Casino "will be a gala brawl that will ring in a happening quite unlike

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Irsay Backs Polian In Flap

After Colts President Bill Polian and FSN''s Jay Mohr argued about how the team handled RB Edgerrin James'' season-ending injury on Wednesday''s "Mark Patrick on Sports" radio show on Indianapolis'' W

Tags: Football, Indianapolis Colts, NBC, Media

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