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Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 08 / 22 / 16

ARLINGTON, TEXAS Rangers pursued shade option The Texas Rangers considered building a massive shade structure at Globe Life Park before deciding to pursue a new retractable-roof ballpark, according to a Fort Worth Star-Telegram report. The metal canopy would have cost at least $80 million and ...

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12/26/05
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ATLANTA Money talks and the Peach walks Atlanta’s college football bowl game will change its name to the Chick-fil-A Bowl beginning in 2006. Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A became the only title sponsor of the Bowl in 1997 and holds the sixth-longest continuous title sponsorship amon ...

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12/19/05
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Buffalo High-tech golf balls hit the market NanoDynamics is selling a new golf ball that the Buffalo-based technology company says is designed to reduce spin velocity and fly straighter. The ball, first discussed in national media reports a year ago, retails for $59.95 a dozen v ...

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12/12/05
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BOSTON Celtics, Tools 4 Hire hammer deal Tools 4 Hire will be an official sponsor of the Boston Celtics as well as the first presenting sponsor of the Celtics’ parquet floor. Tools 4 Hire gains logo signs, and all members of the team’s on-court cleaning crew will wear co-b ...

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12/05/05
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A custom-wrapped Zamboni is part of Rubio’s four-year marketing partnership with Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim and the Mighty Ducks. ANAHEIM Pond partners with Mexican grill The Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim and the Mighty Ducks ann ...

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11/28/05
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ALBANY, N.Y. Frostbite town meeting called The Adirondack Frostbite of the United Hockey League will hold a town meeting on Dec. 3 in Glens Falls, where the Frostbite plays, about the future of the franchise. Paul Pickard, the chairman of the UHL’s board of governors and general manager ...

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11/21/05
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ATLANTA Braves to freeze ticket prices The Atlanta Braves’ Derek Schiller, senior vice president of sales and marketing, said the team “will not increase prices for next season on any individual-game, partial-season or full-season tickets,” according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. ...

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11/14/05
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ATLANTA Sugar Bowl loses sponsors With the Sugar Bowl relocating to the Georgia Dome this season because of Hurricane Katrina, “some sponsors have dropped out, although title sponsor Nokia remains,” according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Sugar Bowl executive director Paul Hoolaha ...

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11/07/05
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BOSTON Sports net, ACC team up New England Sports Network announced a multiyear, multisport rights agreement with the ACC. The agreement includes men’s and women’s basketball, plus conference championship games for men’s and women’s soccer and field hockey and women’s basketball. Red S ...

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10/31/05
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ALBANY, N.Y. Melrose, Levy go 50-50 on Frostbite Barry Melrose and fellow ESPN broadcaster Steve Levy have bought out the former majority owner of the Adirondack Frostbite, Glenn Morelli, and the pair have assumed 50-50 ownership of the United Hockey League franchise in Glens ...

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10/24/05
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ANAHEIM, CALIF. Suit against Angels tops $1M Anaheim city officials said that the legal costs the city has spent on its lawsuit against the Angels totaled $1.1 million through Aug. 31. Los Angeles Times writer Bill Shaikin noted that the Angels after this season ...

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