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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 30 / 15

NWSL club FC Kansas City, nonprofit WIN for KC and Sporting KC will host a watch party for the U.S.-Germany FIFA Women's World Cup match in K.C.'s Power & Light District.

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09/02/99
NAMES IN THE NEWS

JOHN KIM, the son of IOC member UN YONG KIM, was indicted yesterday in federal court "for lying to the FBI and using immigration documents knowingly obtained through fraudulent means." Kim is the "sec

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, IOC, People and Pop Culture

09/02/99
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

TODAY: MLB AL Announced Attendance Through August 29 HOME ''99 YEAR-TO-DATE COMPARISONS TEAM DATES AVG. TOTAL %CAP ''98 AVG. %+/- ''97 AVG. %+/- BAL 61 42,791 2,610,258 88% 45,394 - 6% 45,816 - 7% CLE

Tags: MLB, Seattle Mariners, The Back of the Book

09/02/99
MORE WOES AT THE NORTH FACE AS SALE OFF, CEO RESIGNS

The North Face President & CEO Jim Fifield resigned after an agreement to sell the company to Leonard Green & Partners'' TNF Acquisition "collapsed," according to Peter Chronis of the DENVER POST. The

Tags: Finance

09/02/99
TWO COLLEGE SPORTS NETS MIRROR EACH OTHER IN NAME, STRATEGY

AL-based RSN CS Southeast and cable operator Comcast, which is launching Comcast Sports Southeast (CSS), each have regional college sports networks, and execs at both nets say that "it''s a case of on

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, NASCAR, Media

09/02/99
RED SCARE? VIKINGS OWNER DENIES MAKING STADIUM ULTIMATUM

Vikings Owner Red McCombs "challenged the veracity" of a report in the Minneapolis Star Tribune yesterday that he would move the team out of MN if he doesn''t get a new stadium within five years, acco

Tags: Facilities, Houston Texans, Minnesota Vikings, New Orleans Saints, NFL

09/02/99
ONLINE DRIVE: TWINS BILL WEB SITE AS A BOOST FOR FANS

Today''s "Online Drive" profiles the Twins Web site, located at www.mntwins.com. The site is powered by MN-based Information Broadcast Systems (IBS), which has partnered with the team for four years.

Tags: Minnesota Twins, Media

09/02/99
FRANCHISE NOTES

Sparks President Johnny Buss said that he "would like the [WNBA] to be more lenient when it comes to sponsorship, broadcasting rights, and marketing concepts" next season. Buss: "I think they are read

Tags: Atlanta Thrashers, Franchises, Los Angeles Sparks, Minnesota Lynx, MLS, Portland Trail Blazers, Time Warner, Vulcan Ventures, WNBA

09/02/99
CHECKOUT.COM THIS: ARENA LEAGUE GETS THREE NEW PARTNERS

Checkout.com extended its AFL sponsorship through the 2000 season and ArenaBowl XIV. The company, which had a dasherboard during the August 21 ArenaBowl XIII, receives dasherboard signage in all of th

Tags: AFL

09/02/99
MLB HOLDS FIRM ON UMPIRES, AGREES TO FINANCIAL SETTLEMENT

The MLBUA "accepted a settlement" with MLB yesterday that will "retain the pay but not the jobs of 22 umpires whose resignations had been accepted," according to Murray Chass of the N.Y. TIMES, who no

Tags: ABC, Anheuser Busch, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, New York Mets, News Corp./Fox, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner, Walt Disney

09/02/99
ROCKETS ARENA DEAL APPROVED; WILL FACE VOTERS NOVEMBER 2

An arena deal in Houston was reached on Wednesday with the addition of a ticket tax, according to John Williams of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE, who writes that a referendum on the proposal will be placed on

Tags: Facilities, Houston Rockets, NFL

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