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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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Morning Buzz, November 27, 2001

The Daily Insider Morning News & Headlines Tuesday, November 27, 2001 9:00am ET Print The Morning Buzz • President Bush To Meet With Olympic Officials Today To Discuss Games • Agenda, Cont

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Battier Leads Rookie Endorsers

Despite being selected sixth overall in last summer''s NBA rookie draft, Grizzlies F Shane Battier is "leading all rookies in the endorsement world," according to Darren Rovell of ESPN.com, who noted

Tags: Basketball, Coca-Cola, EA Sports, ESPN, Memphis Grizzlies, NBA, Oakley, Walt Disney

Churchill's Attendance Up

BLOODHORSE.com reported that while overall wagering "rose to a record level and on-track attendance improved, on-track betting at Churchill Downs continued its downward trend during the 24-day fall me

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Executive Transactions

OCTAGON PROMOTIONS: Octagon promoted PATRICK MCGEE to VP/Athlete Marketing Worldwide and DAVID SCHWAB to Dir of Media & Strategic Marketing. McGee has been with Octagon for 13 years and orchestrated t

Tags: Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Football, Interpublic Group of Cos., Minnesota Vikings, New York Jets, NFL, Octagon, People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tampa Bay Lightning

Bonds' New Marketing Agents

Giants LF Barry Bonds "has abruptly switched marketing agents after a season in which he set a home run record that should have corporate sponsors knocking on his door with endorsement offers like nev

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Are Dallas' Two Arenas Viable?

While a "busy schedule ... over the next few weeks is encouraging" for TX-based Center Operating Co. — which controls both Reunion Arena and American Airlines Center (AAC) — the company "sti

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Lysko Lauded For First Year

Michael Lysko The Calgary Stampeders defeated the Winnipeg Blue Bombers 27-19 yesterday to win the ''01 CFL Grey Cup in front of a capacity crowd of 65,255 in Montreal (Mult., 11/26). In Ottawa, Wayne

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Nets Take A Hit With NASCAR

Fox, NBC and Turner Sports "collectively lost more than $100[M] on NASCAR during the first year of a six-year, $2.4[B] television contract despite leaving their own ratings projections in the dust," a

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Motorsports, NASCAR, NBC

Morning Buzz, November 26, 2001

The Daily Insider Morning News & Headlines Monday, November 26, 2001 9:00am ET Print The Morning Buzz • Tagliabue Memo Warns Teams Against Commenting On Collegiate Athletes • Kirch Media S

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“They will not succeed this year. With the number of lawsuits that will be filed, it will take several years to untangle.” — Sports economist Mark Rosentraub, on MLB''s plans to contrac

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