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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 05 / 15

The Tacoma NEWS TRIBUNE writes of Beijing landing the ’22 Games despite not having enough natural snow: “If the Olympic Games are to survive – and right now, the emphasis is on the if – a better idea might be to designate permanent sites for summer and winter .” Al...

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IS PATRIOTS' STADIUM DEAL IN FOXBORO IN CRITICAL STAGE?

A new $300M stadium for the Patriots in Foxboro "may never go down after all," according to Will McDonough of the BOSTON GLOBE, who writes, "There is trouble in paradise and the [NFL] doesn''t like it

Tags: Detroit Lions, Facilities, New England Patriots, NFL

10/05/99
BALMORAL PARK RACETRACK SEEKS EMPLOYEE FOR OPERATIONS

Balmoral Park Racetrack in South Suburban Chicago seeks an outstanding individual for this challenging opportunity. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development and coordination of

Tags: Classified Advertisements

10/05/99
FIFTH SEMI-ANNUAL SPONSORSHIP IN AUTO RACING CONFERENCE

Announcing an exciting new speaker addition -- Rena Shanaman, Vice President, Sponsor Relations, CART! Four Auto Racing Sanctioning bodies will be speaking at this conference: NASCAR, CART, IRL, NHRA.

Tags: CBS, Champ Car World Series, Classified Advertisements, Coca-Cola, ESPN, IndyCar, McDonalds, NASCAR, NHRA, Viacom, Walt Disney

10/05/99
MCNAIR TO ANTE UP $700M; WILL COLISEUM GROUP MAKE NOISE?

Houston bid leader Bob McNair is "prepared to offer" $700M for an NFL expansion franchise, according to John Williams in a front-page report in the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. The bid would be $160M more than

Tags: Franchises, NFL

10/05/99
LORIA HAVE MERCY! EXPOS REACH DEAL TO TRANSFER OWNERSHIP

The Expos'' limited partners agreed in principle yesterday to a deal that "transfers control" of the team to a group headed by N.Y. art dealer Jeffrey Loria, according to Jeff Blair of the Toronto GLO

Tags: Franchises, MLB

10/05/99
EVENT NOTES

A sellout crowd of 23,101 watched the U.S. women''s soccer team beat South Korea 5-0 Sunday at Columbus Crew Stadium (COLUMBUS DISPATCH, 10/4)....In Pittsburgh, Chuck Finder reported that "plenty of t

Tags: Clear Channel/SFX Sports, Columbus Crew, Events and Attractions, NBC, Nielsen

10/05/99
FRANCHISE NOTES

The Reds, who had only two sellouts this season, sold out yesterday''s one-game playoff against the Mets in 7 1/2 hours. Attendance, including standing room, was 54,621 (CINCINNATI ENQUIRER, 10/5)....

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds, Franchises, Houston Astros, Manchester United, Brooklyn Nets, New York Mets, Arizona Coyotes, Time Warner, YankeeNets

10/05/99
HAS THE NHL QUIETLY SLOWED DOWN MORE RINK DEVELOPMENT?

The NHL''s "national vision" to build 100 NHL-licensed rinks open to the public along with N.Y.-based development partner Mentmore Holdings "has been slow to develop," according to Becky Yerak of the

Tags: Events and Attractions, NHL

10/05/99
THE BASS MAN: ABC REPORTS ON SPONSOR INTEREST IN FISHING

On last night''s "World News Tonight," ABC''s Robin Roberts reported that "major companies are investing" in pro fishing, "where they can reach millions of loyal fans, anxious to spend money." Roberts

Tags: ABC, NASCAR, Visa, Wal Mart, Walt Disney, Wheaties

10/05/99
IN NEW TYPE OF DEAL, MAVS CAN PAY PICK AND DEMOTE HIM

Although the Mavericks will pay first round draft pick Leon Smith "like an NBA player," the team has devised an "unprecedented arrangement" that will allow him to spend this season in a developmental

Tags: Dallas Mavericks, IBL, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, Southwest Sports Group

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