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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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CBC TO CUT SPORTS CONTENT: HOCKEY SAFE, BUT SOME ON BUBBLE

CBC "promised" the Canadian Radio-TV and Telecom Commission it will cut pro sports programming by 20% over the next seven years, a decision that "comes in the face of constant heat CBC receives about

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NBC has inked OR-based Columbia Sportswear to be an apparel supplier to the net''s Olympic broadcast team for the 2000 Sydney Games and the 2002 Salt Lake City Games. Columbia will outfit on-air talen

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DAYTONA TO HOST HOUSE PARTY FOR FL POLITICIANS AT PEPSI 400

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VISA GETS BRAND EXPOSURE ON 10% OF ABC'S TRIPLE CROWN SERIES

In conjunction with THE DAILY, CT-based Sponsorship Research Int''l measured the amount of exposure Triple Crown Challenge sponsor Visa received during ABC''s broadcasts of all three Triple Crown even

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ADD TO YOUR PIPPEN SAVE FILE: FAVORITE ACTIVE NBA PLAYER

ESPN Chilton Sports Poll surveyed 902 NBA fans across the U.S. aged 12+ during the month of May to name their favorite active NBA player (ESPN Chilton Sports Poll). FAVORITE ATHLETE % RESPONSE FAVORIT

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GAME, SET, MATCH IBM: WEB SITE SCORES RECORD VISITS

The official French Open Web, produced by IBM and located at www.frenchopen.org, recorded over 10 million visits during the two-week tournament, nearly three times the total received by the site the y

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DECISION ON LOCATION OF TWINS STADIUM MAY DEPEND ON THE BODY

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PARTY ON, CFL! LEAGUE PLANNING SEASON-LONG CELEBRATION

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