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Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 10 / 27 / 14

Baseball The Class AAA International League’s Indianapolis Indians promoted Randy Lewandowski to general manager. Basketball EKLUND The Atlanta Dream hired Ryan Eklund as di...

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10/20/14
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CLEVELAND Cavs games have AM, FM homes The Cleveland Cavaliers and iHeartMedia agreed on a new multiyear contract for WTAM-AM as the radio home of the Cavs that includes the addition of its FM sister station, WMMS. All Cavs games will be simulcast live on the two Cleveland stations. COLUM ...

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10/13/14
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BOSTON Regatta marking 50 years The Head Of The Charles Regatta is celebrating its 50th race this weekend, Oct. 18-19. The Regatta is expected to attract 11,000 competitors and more than 400,000 spectators. In addition to presenting sponsor BNY Mellon, returning sponsors include Brooks Broth ...

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10/06/14
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ANAHEIM Angels, city fail to reach lease deal The Los Angeles Angels ended negotiations with the city of Anaheim over a new Angel Stadium lease, unable to finalize a deal more than a year after there was a framework for an agreement, according to a Los Angeles Times report. Angels consultant M ...

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09/29/14
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U.S. Soccer Foundation awards $500K to youth groups     The U.S. Soccer Foundation, the major charitable arm of soccer in the United States, awarded nine grants totaling more than $511,000 to nonprofit organizations serving youth in underserved communities across t ...

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09/22/14
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BUFFALO Bills implement fan safety app The Buffalo Bills and Elerts Corp. reached an agreement to provide the Elerts Stadium app to fans this season. The app allows fans and facility staff to immediately communicate safety concerns, suspicious activity or irresponsible fan behavior to security ...

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09/15/14
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AUBURNDALE, FLA. Rugby finals call Florida home NDP Championships, a division of Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, reached a three-year agreement with Polk County, Fla., to host The Sevens Championship, the first youth and high school rugby sevens North American championship tournament, at L ...

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09/08/14
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ATLANTA Ballpark groundbreaking next week The Atlanta Braves will hold a groundbreaking for their new ballpark Sept. 16. The ceremony begins the construction phase of the project, putting it on schedule to host fans for Opening Day 2017. The ballpark, at I-75 and I-285, will feature 14 access ...

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09/01/14
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ATLANTA Fans flock to new hall of fame      Fans of more than 150 colleges visited the College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-A Fan Experience on its opening day Aug. 23, according to an Atlanta Journal Constitution report. Rather than a traditional ribbon-cutting, dignitari ...

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08/25/14
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ATLANTA College football hall picks 2 agencies The new College Football Hall of Fame selected two Atlanta-based agencies as its marketing and communications partners. Jackson Spalding will manage communications planning, media relations, event planning and digital/social media strategy. CSE wi ...

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08/18/14
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BALTIMORE O’s plan social media night The Baltimore Orioles are scheduled to host a promotion called Birdland Social at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Aug. 28. A pregame party on the roof deck in center field will host 250 of the team ...

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