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Barclays Center rep: Seeking ‘strategic partner’

Published in On The Ground on 10 / 20 / 14

SportsBusiness Journal reported this morning that Barclays Center is for sale . This afternoon, arena representatives provided the following statement, attributable to spokesman Barry Baum. “Our goal is to identify a strategic partner as we continue to capitalize on the great performance o...

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10/29/01
SportsBusiness Journal: Incoming chief powering up

When the Sanex WTA Tour introduces its new chief executive in Munich, Germany, today as its season-ending championship commences, he will require a lot of introductions. Kevin Wulff , 49, is a newcomer to a sport famous for its internecine battles and petty politics. Wading into that enviro ...

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10/29/01
SportsBusiness Journal: YankeeNets to buy back debt

YankeeNets plans to buy back the $200 million of junk bonds that it sold last year, using the proceeds from the recent sale of a share in the company's regional sports network for the purchase. The bonds carried a 12.75 percent interest rate and cost the company $25.5 million in annual int ...

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10/29/01
SportsBusiness Journal: N.Y. marathon security

Like last year, runners will start at the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, but much will have changed. The New York City Marathon start is a spectacular sight. More than 30,000 runners gather on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, which stretches for ne ...

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10/29/01
SportsBusiness Journal: CART suffers losses

Championship Auto Racing Teams said it lost $1.7 million in the third quarter because of costs tied to shuttering one of its minor league circuits and its settlement with Speedway Motorsports Inc. over a canceled race. In the 2000 third quarter, the company earned $7.8 million. Because of ...

Tags: Finance

10/22/01
SportsBusiness Journal: Raising sports money tougher

   Houston delays a $250 million bond offering to build the Rockets a new arena.    New York scuttles stadium efforts totaling billions of dollars.    International Speedway Corp. scales b ...

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10/22/01
SportsBusiness Journal: CART future unclear

Wall Street analysts are still puzzled with Championship Auto Racing Teams' progress, even after the open-wheel auto racing sanction body held an analysts' meeting on Oct. 13 that was supposed to answer their questions. The company provided no 2002 financial guidance to the analysts, and it ...

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10/15/01
SportsBusiness Journal: ISC's Q3 earnings beat expectations

Buoyed by new track openings and NASCAR's bulky media contract, International Speedway Corp. reported higher-than-expected earnings for the fiscal third quarter ended Aug. 31 and said earnings should meet expectations in the fourth quarter. With a bow to the uncertain economic environment, h ...

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10/15/01
SportsBusiness Journal: SFX signs Russian tennis player

SFX Sports signed promising Russian tennis player Dmitry Tursunov, who is in the process of applying for American citizenship. SFX said it provided no marketing guarantees to sign the 19-year-old. Tursunov moved to California from Russia when he was 14, and over the last several years has ...

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10/15/01
SportsBusiness Journal: Civil war to break out in CART?

Is civil war about to break out in Championship Auto Racing Teams, the beleaguered open-wheel racing sanctioning body? Could be, as the company's top shareholder and team owner, Gerald Forsythe, all but declared war on his company with a stinging declaration that called for changes to mana ...

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10/08/01
SportsBusiness Journal: Memphis ATP event to add women

The owner of the Sanex WTA event in Oklahoma City said she has an agreement to sell her tournament sanction to the ATP stop in Memphis. Sources say the sale price is around $500,000. Pending WTA approval, the Kroger St. Jude Classic in Memphis would become a men's and women's event, said ...

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