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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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USSF EXPECTED TO FILE SUIT AGAINST WWC TEAM FOR FALL TOUR

The U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) is "expected" to file suit "as early as today" against the U.S. WWC team in an "attempt to block" the team''s planned 11-city fall tour, according to Bill Ward of the

Tags: Clear Channel/SFX Sports, Events and Attractions, Nike

07/27/99
FACILITY NOTES

Ascent Arena President Tim Romani, on the "raw, unfinished, dimly lighted" Pepsi Center: "My promise is that we will open in 69 days. It will be done by Oct. 1." But in Denver, Tillie Fong writes that

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07/27/99
TBWA TO STRESS OLYMPIC SPIRIT IN WINNING IOC GLOBAL ACCOUNT

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07/27/99
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

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Tags: AEG, Columbus Crew, DC United, MLS, New England Revolution, The Back of the Book

07/27/99
RUSH HOUR & A HALF: BRITISH OPEN WEB HIT AFTER ABC BLACKOUT

When ABC pre-empted early coverage of the third round of the British Open to follow the developing story regarding John F. Kennedy, Jr., the "gap was being filled by live coverage of the tournament on

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MLB TEAM NOTES: HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY? BOBBY RIPS TEAM PROMO

After the Mets paid tribute to Cubs RF Sammy Sosa in front of 52,135 during Friday night''s Merengue Night at Shea Stadium, manager Bobby Valentine said, "It''s a damn shame this team never gets any a

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SCRUMMIN' UP A NEW RUGBY LEAGUE IN THE UNITED STATES?

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, News Corp./Fox, Washington Nationals

07/26/99
SPURS HOPE TO CRACK SOUTHWESTERN BELL IN POSSIBLE NAME DEAL

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DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH: ADAMS GOES OUTSIDE TEAM FOR PRESIDENT

Titans Owner & President Bud Adams "surrendered a job title he''s had since 1959" in naming former Vikings exec Jeff Diamond the team''s new President & COO, according to Jeff Legwold of the Nashville

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