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Throwback Thursday: Brave New Wide WorldPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 30 / 17
We turn back the clock to 20 years ago this week, when Disney opened its Wide World of Sports complex in Orlando with a Reds-Braves Spring Training game. The "state-of-the-art playground" cost $100M to build and at launch included a 9,50...
NATIONAL TV MONITOR: Last night''s 10:30pm ET 90-minute edition of ESPN''s "SportsCenter" led with Sonics-Kings, followed by Stanford-Arizona and Butler-Duke NCAA men''s basketball. The first non-bask
Cricket World Cup Tournament Organizer Ali Bacher said that “fans thought to be colluding with competitors of the World Cup’s top sponsors will be banned from grounds” in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Ke
The Louisville COURIER-JOURNAL’s Sheldon Shafer reports that the Cardinal HOF Cafe, a $3M restaurant honoring Univ. of Louisville (UL) athletics, will be built at the KY Fair & Exposition Center.
TOUGH TALK: In the aftermath of the 21-26-6-2 NHL Rangers firing coach Bryan Trottier and GM Glen Sather becoming interim coach, MSG Chair James Dolan told reporters, "I''m challenging all of you now.
Falco’s Role Expanded At NBC NBC: In L.A., Meg James reports that NBC President RANDY FALCO was named NBC Group President, "assuming many duties" of the recently departed ANDY LACK. Falco will expand
After dropping Octagon''s BRIAN LAWTON and MIKE LIUT, Red Wings RW SERGEI FEDOROV is returning to IMG for contract negotiation, management and marketing. Fedorov''s current six-year contract with the
Without a title sponsor for this year''s PGA Tour Greater Hartford Open, tournament officials were able to receive pledges from local insurance and financial companies The Hartford, Travelers, Webster
The Greensboro NEWS & RECORD’s Mark Binker reports the Greensboro Board of Adjustments ruled that “professional baseball teams can operate in downtown Greensboro,” refuting opponents who noted “a
VA officials want MLB "to conditionally approve a move" of the Expos to their area "before completing financing plans for a new ballpark" (AP, 1/29). In DC, Rachel Nichols writes that when VA official
With the NHL''s All-Star Weekend getting underway in Ft. Lauderdale today, THE DAILY catches up with league Exec VP & COO JON LITNER. Litner, a former ABC Sports exec under the tutelage of ROONE ARLED