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Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 07 / 25 / 16

ALLENTOWN, PA. Team suiting up as Festers The Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs, Class AAA affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies, are changing their name to the Festers for one game, on Aug. 4. The name change is in celebration of Musikfest, a 10-day music festival in August that attracts tens of thous...

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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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10/17/05
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AUSTIN, TEXAS Soccer star Hamm to chair event Soccer player and Olympic gold medalist Mia Hamm will serve as honorary chairwoman of the 2006 Philanthropy Day Luncheon, sponsored by the Greater Austin Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. The luncheon, set to ...

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10/10/05
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ATLANTA Golf show commits (again) The Golf Industry Show, originally planned for New Orleans before being redirected to Houston after Hurricane Katrina, was moved again, this time to Atlanta. Officials with the show, which will be held in February, said Houston couldn’t deliver ...

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10/03/05
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The nation’s best college lacrosse teams will compete at Gillette Stadium in 2008. BOSTON Gillette secures lax championships The NCAA selected Gillette Stadium as host for the Division I, II and III men’s lac ...

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09/26/05
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. Casino property slots D-League deal Isleta Casino and Resort signed a two-year presenting sponsorship with the expansion Albuquerque Thunderbirds of the NBA Development League. BIRMINGHAM, ALA. Event firm tees up golf business Bruno Event Team was sel ...

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