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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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09/23/13
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BALTIMORE Grand Prix on hold Organizers of the Izod IndyCar Series Grand Prix of Baltimore announced that calendar conflicts have doomed the event for at least the next two years and potentially even longer. Having the event on Labor Day weekend in 2014 would have conflicted with an Ohio State ...

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09/16/13
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ANAHEIM Arena’s terrace expansion set to open Honda Center’s $20 million Grand Terrace expansion will open Oct. 10, coinciding with the Anaheim Ducks’ first home game this season, according to an Orange County Register report. The terrace adds 15,000 square feet of indoor and ...

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08/19/13
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BERKELEY, CALIF. Cal-Stanford game not headed to Levi’s Cal Athletic Director Sandy Barbour announced the 2014 matchup against Stanford will remain at Memorial Stadium and not be moved to Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, according to a San Jose Mercury News report. A proposal to have ...

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08/19/13
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BALTIMORE Fan design part of O’s giveaway As part of this year’s Baltimore Orioles Fan Appreciation Week, a fan will design a giveaway T-shirt to be distributed to the first 10,000 fans at the team’s Sept. 26 game against Toronto. Submissions will be accepted online until Aug ...

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08/19/13
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ARLINGTON, TEXAS Rangers roll out military verification The Texas Rangers and GovX launched an online verification ticketing program for U.S. military service members and government first responders as part of an overall MLB initiative. Previously, fans had to show proof of military or governm ...

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08/19/13
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ANAHEIM Pucker up for pro football The Arena Football League awarded an expansion team to a group that includes Kiss band members Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley. The team will be called the L.A. Kiss and will begin play at the Honda Center nex ...

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08/12/13
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AKRON, OHIO Bridgestone’s sponsorship of the tournament at Firestone Country Club began in 2006. Photo by: GETTY IMAGES Bridgestone signs WGC extension Bridgestone signe ...

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08/05/13
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ATLANTA Braves have eye on maglev train The Atlanta Braves are partnering with Marietta, Ga.-based American Maglev Technologies to build a maglev train from MARTA’s Georgia State station to Turner Field. The team considers the maglev train, or a different mass-transit alternative, essent ...

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07/29/13
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ATLANTA GSU fans unlock new uniforms The Georgia State football team unveiled new uniforms for the 2013 season, with 12 possible outfit combinations for the Panthers this fall. For the unveiling, Seattle-based startup Tagboard.com aggregated social-media messages about the new uniforms, with G ...

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07/22/13
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BALTIMORE M&T Bank gets a ring M&T Bank this month launched a Ravens World Championship Ring debit card, featuring an image of the Baltimore NFL club’s Super Bowl ring. As the official bank of the Ravens and the team’s st ...

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