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Budweiser Rolling Out Olympic-Themed Campaign In Canada During Super Bowl - SportsBusiness Daily

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:14

Budweiser Rolling Out Olympic-Themed Campaign In Canada During Super Bowl
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Labatt and Budweiser during Super Bowl LII will debut a "new advertising campaign in Canada" that puts an Olmypic spin on its popular Bud-branded hockey-goal lights, according to Susan Robertson of the GLOBE & MAIL. Wayne Gretzky is working with the ...

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Sources: MLB May Implement Original Pace-Of-Play Rules If Union Rejects Provisions - SportsBusiness Daily

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:14

Sources: MLB May Implement Original Pace-Of-Play Rules If Union Rejects Provisions
SportsBusiness Daily
The MLBPA is "expected to reject" MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred's revised proposal on new rules to improve pace of play, a move that would "set the stage for Manfred to unilaterally implement his original proposal," according to sources cited by Ken ...

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Atlanta United Sees Unprecedented Inaugural Season Result In MLS Year-End Awards - SportsBusiness Daily

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:14

Atlanta United Sees Unprecedented Inaugural Season Result In MLS Year-End Awards
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MLS awarded its '17 club and exec awards Thursday in Philadelphia, with Atlanta United taking home a league-leading five awards. Atlanta United President Darren Eales was named Doug Hamilton Exec of the Year, while AMB Sports & Entertainment VP/Ticket ...

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US Soccer President Gulati Says Political Factors Are Complicating '26 World Cup Bid - SportsBusiness Daily

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:14

US Soccer President Gulati Says Political Factors Are Complicating '26 World Cup Bid
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Outgoing U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati, who also serves as Chair for the North American bid seeking to stage the '26 World Cup, said that "political factors are complicating the campaign ahead of FIFA's vote this summer," according to Steven Goff ...

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Spurs Begin "Soft Launch" Of Season-Ticket Campaign As Sales Have Proved Challenging - SportsBusiness Daily

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:14

Spurs Begin "Soft Launch" Of Season-Ticket Campaign As Sales Have Proved Challenging
SportsBusiness Daily
The Spurs, which are "courting a wider geographic region in their quest to fill seats and suites, are getting an early jump on next season's inventory," according to W. Scott Bailey of the SAN ANTONIO BUSINESS JOURNAL. Current season ticket holders ...

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NFL Exec VP/Communications Joe Lockhart Leaving League After Two Years - SportsBusiness Daily

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:14

NFL Exec VP/Communications Joe Lockhart Leaving League After Two Years
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NFL Exec VP/Communications JOE LOCKHART is stepping down after two years on the job and the league has hired Korn Ferry to conduct a search for his replacement. He will stay on through Super Bowl LII. Lockhart in a note to his staff wrote he is leaving ...

Twitter Enters The Youth Sports Business By Live-Streaming Elite High School Boys Basketball - Forbes

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 11:57

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Twitter Enters The Youth Sports Business By Live-Streaming Elite High School Boys Basketball
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Bob Cook , Contributor I write about youth sports. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Twitter, already in the business of streaming professional sports games and related content, is taking its coverage to another, younger level ...

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Portada Announces Expansion of Its Sports Business Coverage, Focused On Soccer and The Advancement of Latino ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:05

Portada Announces Expansion of Its Sports Business Coverage, Focused On Soccer and The Advancement of Latino ...
PR Newswire (press release)
NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Portada, the leading networking solutions platform for dynamic tech, marketing and media companies targeting consumers through cultural insights and passion points in the Americas, today announced an expansion of ...

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Centralia Young Farmers/CHS Ag event draws crowd - Centralia Fireside guard

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 08:00

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Centralia Young Farmers/CHS Ag event draws crowd
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That was when the Centralia Young Farmers and Centralia High School FFA hosted the NE District Young Farmers' Banquet in the CHS cafeteria. The event featured a round-table discussion with Dr. Larry Forgey, of the Missouri Department of Agriculture ...

WTA Continues Major Push Into China Market With 10-Year Deal For Finals In Shenzhen - SportsBusiness Daily

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:37

WTA Continues Major Push Into China Market With 10-Year Deal For Finals In Shenzhen
SportsBusiness Daily
The WTA Tour is moving its season-ending finals to Shenzhen, China, next year in a 10-year deal that the circuit described as a $1B transaction and the largest one ever in women's sports. Shenzhen and Chinese real estate firm Gemdale Corp. will build a ...

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Sports Meets Politics: UFC's Dana White Lauds Trump; US Figure Skater Rips Pence - SportsBusiness Daily

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:37

Sports Meets Politics: UFC's Dana White Lauds Trump; US Figure Skater Rips Pence
SportsBusiness Daily
UFC President DANA WHITE said that PRESIDENT TRUMP , for "all the controversy surrounding him, is a 'stand-up' guy," according to Jordan Frias of the BOSTON HERALD. White said, “He says some crazy things and does some crazy things. He's one of the most ...

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Crew Ownership Group Trims List Of Potential Austin MLS Stadium Sites To Three - SportsBusiness Daily

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:37

Crew Ownership Group Trims List Of Potential Austin MLS Stadium Sites To Three
SportsBusiness Daily
Precourt Sports Ventures has "ruled out" Travis County Exposition Center as a possible MLS stadium site in Austin, leaving three viable site possibilities in the city should the Crew relocate there, according to Kevin Lyttle of the AUSTIN AMERICAN ...

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WWE Sees Spike In Sponsorship Revenue As Global Brand Continues To Grow - SportsBusiness Daily

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:37

WWE Sees Spike In Sponsorship Revenue As Global Brand Continues To Grow
SportsBusiness Daily
WWE's global sponsorship revenue has "quadrupled" since '10, and last year increased 29% over '16, according to A.J. Katz of ADWEEK. WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon said, “We wanted to attract blue-chip advertisers, and we have accomplished ...

Fenway Park To Host Opening Game Of Annual Army-Navy Baseball Series In April - SportsBusiness Daily

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:37

Fenway Park To Host Opening Game Of Annual Army-Navy Baseball Series In April
SportsBusiness Daily
Fenway Park will host the "Army-Navy baseball rivalry" this season for the opener of the schools' "annual three-game series," according to Bill Wagner of the Annapolis CAPITAL GAZETTE. The service academies will "kick off the weekend series with a ...

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NBA Players, Referees Arrange Sit Down Over Contentious Season, Relationship - SportsBusiness Daily

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:37

NBA Players, Referees Arrange Sit Down Over Contentious Season, Relationship
SportsBusiness Daily
The interaction between NBA players and officials has "become so contentious that the two sides will meet during the All-Star break in February to try to clear the air and forge a better working relationship," according to Scott Bordow of the ARIZONA ...

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Fenway Park To Host Opening Game Of Annual Army-Navy Baseball Series In April - SportsBusiness Daily

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:37

Fenway Park To Host Opening Game Of Annual Army-Navy Baseball Series In April
SportsBusiness Daily
Fenway Park will host the "Army-Navy baseball rivalry" this season for the opener of the schools' "annual three-game series," according to Bill Wagner of the Annapolis CAPITAL GAZETTE. The service academies will "kick off the weekend series with a ...

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Univ. Of Minnesota Athletics Looks For "Wow Factor" In New $166M Athletes Village - SportsBusiness Daily

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:37

Univ. Of Minnesota Athletics Looks For "Wow Factor" In New $166M Athletes Village
SportsBusiness Daily
Part of the Univ. of Minnesota's Athletes Village opened this month, and UM wanted a "'wow factor' to capture recruits' imagination," according to Joe Christensen of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. The main entrance to the village has "nine scoreboard ...

Sources: MLB Players Engaged In Discussions On Pace Of Play Ahead Of Spring Training - SportsBusiness Daily

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:37

Sources: MLB Players Engaged In Discussions On Pace Of Play Ahead Of Spring Training
SportsBusiness Daily
Spring Training is just over a month away, and MLBers are currently "engaged in ongoing discussions on pace of play," according to sources cited by Ken Rosenthal of THE ATHLETIC. Their leverage "would appear to be minimal," as the CBA empowers MLB ...

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Padres Building Solar Power System At Petco Park; Expected To Be ... - SportsBusiness Daily

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:37

Padres Building Solar Power System At Petco Park; Expected To Be ...
SportsBusiness Daily
The Padres are “about to become baseball's undisputed leader in the solar standings,” as the team has begun construction at Petco Park on what will be the “largest solar power system” in MLB, according to Rob Nikolewski of the SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE ...

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Marketplace Roundup - SportsBusiness Daily

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:37

Marketplace Roundup
SportsBusiness Daily
ESPN.com's Jordan Raanan noted Eagles OT Lane Johnson "had T-shirts made that read 'Home Dogs Gonna Eat,'" with pictures of him and Eagles DE Chris Long "on the front." There were "more than 3,000 sold and around $55,000 raised for Philad... This is a ...

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