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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 30 / 14

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04/06/98
FACILITY NOTES

In Toronto, Gayle Macdonald examined the future of SkyDome with the arrival of the Air Canada Centre under the header "SkyDome''s Sibling Rivalry." MLG CEO Richard Peddie: "SkyDome is a pretty sexy bu

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Denver Broncos, Facilities, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Minnesota Wild, NHL

04/06/98
NC COUNCILMEMBER WANTS BLACKS INVOLVED IF MLB COMES TO TOWN

Greensboro, NC, black community activists said whether or not the black community supports the upcoming baseball stadium vote "will depend on economic considerations," according to Scott Andron of the

Tags: Facilities, R J Reynolds

04/06/98
SHAQ DIESEL IN NEED OF FUEL? O'NEAL LOOKS FOR NBA ASSIST

Shaquille O''Neal met with NBA Entertainment officials in NJ on Thursday before the Lakers-Nets game, and the topic was "of course, O''Neal''s marketing strategy," according to Mike Wise of the N.Y. T

Tags: Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Brooklyn Nets, YankeeNets

04/06/98
NCAA MARKETER WHITE SET TO BE NAMED SOUTHERN CONFERENCE BOSS

ALFRED WHITE, the head of the NCAA''s corporate partner program, will be named commissioner of the Southern Conference, according to Rob Daniels of the Greensboro NEWS & RECORD. White is a "nationally

Tags: American Airlines, Marriott, NCAA, People and Pop Culture

04/06/98
A MESS IN TEXAS? SEEPAGE PROBLEMS FACING THE MECCA OF RACING

NASCAR President Bill France Jr. said yesterday that water seepage problems at the year-old Texas Motor Speedway "must be repaired" before the track''s next race, the Craftsman Truck event on June 5,

Tags: Facilities, NASCAR, R J Reynolds, Speedway Motorsports Inc.

04/06/98
DESPITE PLAYOFF-BOUND TEAM, THE HIVE HAS LITTLE BUZZ

Although this year''s Hornets team is the "deepest and most talented squad" in the franchise''s ten-year history, Charlotte fans'' "passions have cooled, the volume has been turned down, and, on avera

Tags: Franchises, NBA, New Orleans Pelicans

04/03/98
BROADCASTING & CABLE LISTS ITS ANNUAL MLB TEAM TV BREAKDOWN

The average number of MLB games on broadcast TV per team has dropped from 65.5 in ''96 to 59.6 in ''97 and 55.2 in ''98, according to Kim McAvoy of BROADCASTING & CABLE. B&C''s annual MLB TV/Radio sur

Tags: Cablevision, Canadian Broadcasting Corp., CBS, Comcast-Spectacor, Miami Marlins, Madison Square Garden, MLB, San Diego Padres, Media, Viacom

04/03/98
SLOC TRUSTEE EXPRESSES CONCERN OVER ANOTHER SLOC DEPARTURE

Acting SLOC Treasurer Dave Baugh "apparently was forced to resign the position last week," according to Lisa Riley Roche of the DESERET NEWS. Baugh, who had worked for the committee for "nearly" three

Tags: Olympics, SLOC

04/03/98
PENGUIN PINCHING: MARINO SAYS PENS TO LOSE $5M THIS SEASON

Penguins Owner Roger Marino was interviewed in a Q&A with Dejan Kovacevic of the PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE. Marino, on reports the Penguins will lose $5M this year: "It''s very true, and it''s not somet

Tags: Franchises, News Corp./Fox, Pittsburgh Penguins

04/03/98
COULD JACOBS START THE BALL ROLLING ON INDIANS IPO TODAY?

Indians Owner Richard Jacobs "may file documents as early as [today] to publicly sell stock in the team," sources told Lubinger & Livingston of the Cleveland PLAIN DEALER. If successful, the Indians w

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Indians, Franchises, MLB

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