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Texas hires ANC for video board upgrades

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 05 / 22 / 17

The University of Texas has hired ANC to overhaul and upgrade video boards in Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium as part of a $4.5 million project. A new video display in the stadium’s south end zone will be the centerpiece of the deal. The size of the board — 55.85 feet high by ...

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N.D. keeps South Bend paper busy

P ick up the South Bend (Ind.) Tribune's sports section on a November Wednesday, which is hardly a peak day for college sports news. Splashed across the top of the front page is a story about Notre Dame cornerback Shane Walton , a finalist for the Bronko Nagurski Award as the ...

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Bic to use sports to make mark

When flamboyant San Francisco 49ers receiver Terrell Owens pulled a marker out of his sock, autographed a football and handed it to his financial adviser in the stands after scoring a touchdown Oct. 14, it became known as "the Sharpie incident," after that brand of indelible marker. ...

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Colleges push advantage of rivalries

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Georgia files suit against Tulane

T he lawsuit is a straightforward breach-of-contract action, no different from dozens filed each day at a federal courthouse near you. The University of Georgia Athletic Association is suing Tulane University for failing to make good on a commitment to play three football games. ...

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Maui tourney extends ESPN deal

T he EA Sports Maui Classic, set to tip off today, will announce it has extended its telecast relationship with ESPN and ESPN2 for 10 years effective with this tournament. The mid-six-figure annual rights fee is nearly a 100 percent increase over the previous, five-year de ...

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Ted Constant Convocation Center

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Petersen Events Center, University of Pittsburgh

Suite revenue helps fund scholarships. The University of Pittsburgh men's basketball team, which finished No. 9 in the country in 2001-02, has a new home this fall. But getting there was not easy. When conceived in the early 199 ...

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Carolina Center

The Carolina Center, the University of South Carolina's new $70 million basketball arena, has been dubbed by school officials as the Crown Jewel of the state. The facility is the largest arena in South Carolina and the 10th largest on-campus basketball facility in the country. ...

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Littlejohn Coliseum, Clemson University

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Warren steps down as CEO

Raycom Sports President and CEO Ray Warren has resigned after 15 years with the company. Warren said the parting was amicable. He said he left because he wanted to grow Raycom by branching into businesses such as corporate consulting and sales representation, while the parent company want ...

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