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Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 09 / 08 / 14

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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03/31/14
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ATLANTA The 3-D Paul Millsap figure is more than 21 feet tall and weighs 700 pounds. Photo by: ANDRE HICKMAN / HAWKS PHOTOS Millsap gets 3-D treatment The Atlanta Hawks are pu ...

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03/17/14
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. Isotopes hoisting new video display TS Sports is installing a new video display for the Albuquerque Isotopes. The million-dollar investment will be up in time for the Isotopes’ home opener April 11. The new primary video display at Isotopes Park will measure almost 35 f ...

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03/10/14
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CHARLOTTE CIAA, city reach new 6-year deal The CIAA agreed to a deal with city officials that will keep the Division II conference’s men’s and women’s basketball tournaments in Charlotte for six more years. The events have ...

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03/03/14
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BOSTON Heartbreak Hill names official charity Boston Children’s Hospital partnered with the Runner’s World Heartbreak Hill Half Marathon and Festival as the official charity for the inaugural event, taking place June 6-8. The pa ...

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02/24/14
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ATLANTA Braves honor Aaron anniversary Forty years after Hank Aaron hit his 715th home run over Fulton County Stadium’s outfield wall, the Atlanta Braves will celebrate that event by wearing a commemorative patch on their right sleeve d ...

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02/17/14
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ALLENTOWN, PA. Phantoms owners partner on PPL Jim and Rob Brooks, owners of the AHL Lehigh Valley Phantoms and BDH Development, entered into a partnership with Global Spectrum to operate PPL Center, now under construction in Allentown. PPL Center will seat more than 10,000 for concerts and mor ...

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02/10/14
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Editor’s note: This file is updated from the print edition. ARLINGTON, VA. MCM’s impact: $88 million Last year’s Marine Corps Marathon resulted in $88 million in money spent throughout Arlington and Washington, D.C., according to an economic impact study conducted by ...

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02/03/14
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ATLANTA Braves close on land purchase The Atlanta Braves closed on the 57-acre parcel where the team’s $672 million stadium will be built. The team agreed to pay $34 million to Bethesda, Md.-based B.F. Saul Co. for the property. Additionally, the team last week selected Populous to desig ...

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01/27/14
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CHARLOTTE Panthers owner thanks fans The Carolina Panthers ran a full-page ad in the Jan. 17 Charlotte Observer featuring a handwritten note from team owner Jerry Richardson. He thanked fans, players, coaches and the organization for the team ...

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01/20/14
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ARLINGTON, TEXAS Rangers expand dynamic pricing The Texas Rangers, working with Qcue, plan to expand their use of dynamic ticket pricing to all seating sections at Rangers Ballpark this year. The team introduced dynamic pricing last season for select sections of the ballpark. The move comes in ...

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