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Univ. Of Texas Regents Approve $175M Stadium Expansion Project - SportsBusiness Daily

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 12:02

SportsBusiness Daily

Univ. Of Texas Regents Approve $175M Stadium Expansion Project
SportsBusiness Daily
UT as part of the upgrades will add a stadium club that stretches the entire length of the south end zone Photo: Univ. of Texas The Univ. of Texas System Board of Regents "gave the financial go-ahead" for the flagship school to sta.

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Good Morning, Futbol: NBC Preps New Tagline For EPL Campaign - SportsBusiness Daily

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 12:02

Good Morning, Futbol: NBC Preps New Tagline For EPL Campaign
SportsBusiness Daily
In preparation for its sixth season airing the EPL, NBC Sports Group's broadcasters and staffers spent much of the last week in England meeting with players, managers and other club execs. The net is aiming to deepen and strengthen its coverage ...

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Media Notes - SportsBusiness Daily

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 12:02

Media Notes
SportsBusiness Daily
In Boston, Chad Finn notes Red Sox games on NESN averaged an 8.56 local rating in Boston over the first 16 games since the All-Star break, with "eight of the 10 highest-rated games of the season (and 10 of the top 15) coming after the midsummer classic.

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New NCAA Rules Could Hurt Las Vegas Tournaments, Small Schools - SportsBusiness Daily

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 12:02

SportsBusiness Daily

New NCAA Rules Could Hurt Las Vegas Tournaments, Small Schools
SportsBusiness Daily
July events in Vegas have historically helped to bolster the recruitment of low and mid-major D-I players Photo: getty images New NCAA basketball rules could mean summer tournaments like the high-profile ones hosted in Las V..

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George Foreman Jr. Wants To Bring Boxing To Golden 1 Center - SportsBusiness Daily

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 12:02

George Foreman Jr. Wants To Bring Boxing To Golden 1 Center
SportsBusiness Daily
George Foreman Jr. is in talks with the city of Sacramento and the NBA Kings to "bring prime-time, televised professional boxing matches to Golden 1 Center," according to Scott Rodd of the SACRAMENTO BUSINESS JOURNAL. While conversations appear ...

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WNBA Seeing More NBA Players Speak Out In Support Of League - SportsBusiness Daily

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 12:01

WNBA Seeing More NBA Players Speak Out In Support Of League
SportsBusiness Daily
A post shared by LAS VEGAS ACES (@lvaces) on Jul 28, 2018 at 8:11am PDT There is a "growing trend that has seen NBA players, coaches and the league itself continuing to increase its public support and encouragement of the WNBA and its players," ...

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Early Offer Expiring For Friday Octagon Sports Marketing Symposium - SportsBusiness Daily

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 12:01

Early Offer Expiring For Friday Octagon Sports Marketing Symposium
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Early-Registration Offer Expiring TODAY! SBJ-Octagon Sports Marketing Symposium October 30 – 31, 2018 / Crowne Plaza Manhattan Times Square Take Advantage of our Early-Registration Offer and Save $200. Offer Expires TODAY - Friday, August 10.

Franchise Notes - SportsBusiness Daily

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 12:00

Franchise Notes
SportsBusiness Daily
In Miami, Armando Salguero notes Dolphins Owner Stephen Ross has been "notably absent" from training camp this season after he previously "attended the first one or two days of training camp practices" in the past. A source said that Ross has been ...

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Chips & Putts: Rickie Fowler Wears Yellow To Honor Late Golfer - SportsBusiness Daily

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 12:00

Chips & Putts: Rickie Fowler Wears Yellow To Honor Late Golfer
SportsBusiness Daily
Puma had scripted Fowler to wear blue on Thursday but he chose yellow after Lyle passed away Wednesday Photo: getty images GOLF.com's Sean Zak noted Rickie Fowler during the first round at the PGA Championship at Bellerive Country .

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Soccer clubs in the UK's Premier League are spending huge sums on an unlikely position - CNBC

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 10:51

CNBC

Soccer clubs in the UK's Premier League are spending huge sums on an unlikely position
CNBC
Teams in the U.K.'s Premier League spent £1.2 billion ($1.53 billion) buying players in the first shortened summer transfer window, according to analysis by Deloitte's Sports Business Group. The top two most expensive recruits weren't attacking players ...
Premier League Transfer Spending Falls But Still Tops $1.5 BillionForbes
Transfer news: Late flurry of signings lights up deadline dayBBC Sport
Four clubs spend 40% of Premier League's £1.2bn outlaySky News

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Adams: Business is good in Centralia - Centralia Fireside guard

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 07:34

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Adams: Business is good in Centralia
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Darren Adams, owner of Adams Realty and partner of Design Innovations, a Centralia-based construction company,. Darren Adams discussing the Centralia business climate. gave a speech to 13 Centralia Kiwanians, Aug. 2, at the Centralia Golf and Social ...

Chancellor hints at tax measures to help high street after House of Fraser deal - The Guardian

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 07:17

The Guardian

Chancellor hints at tax measures to help high street after House of Fraser deal
The Guardian
Ashley, whose business empire also includes a US sports business and a luxury London property development, has long wanted to take control of House of Fraser. He bought an 11% stake in 2014, when 89% of the business was sold to Sanpower in a deal ...
House of Fraser dodges administration as Mike Ashley seals £90m dealExpress.co.uk

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Four Ways to Make Breaking into the Sports Business Industry Easier - Front Office Sports (press release) (blog)

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 07:13

Front Office Sports (press release) (blog)

Four Ways to Make Breaking into the Sports Business Industry Easier
Front Office Sports (press release) (blog)
Sports business is rapidly expanding, and so is the definition of “sport.” One of the fastest-growing sports in America may surprise you, but rugby — yes, rugby — has over two million kids playing in the United States. Why does this obscure fact ...

Update on the latest news, sports, business and entertainment at 5:20 pm EDT - WTOP

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 04:29

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Update on the latest news, sports, business and entertainment at 5:20 pm EDT
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AP-US-TRUMP-RUSSIA-PROBE. Roger Stone associate held in contempt in Russia probe. WASHINGTON (AP) — An associate of former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone has been held in contempt of court after refusing to appear before a grand jury in ...
Judge holds Roger Stone associate in contempt for refusing to testify in Russia investigationWashington Post
Redacted Memorandum Opinion - United States District Court for the District of ColumbiaUnited States District Court for the District of Columbia

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Latest Texas news, sports, business and entertainment at 6:20 am CDT - KRIS Corpus Christi News

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 13:06

Latest Texas news, sports, business and entertainment at 6:20 am CDT
KRIS Corpus Christi News
CONTROLLING GROWTH-AUSTIN. Austin's efforts to revamp land-use rules grind to a halt. DALLAS (AP) — A years-long effort that included spending more than $8 million and formulating a blueprint of some 1,500 pages for how Austin uses its coveted land ...

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Latest Texas news, sports, business and entertainment at 3:20 am CDT - KRIS Corpus Christi News

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 13:06

Latest Texas news, sports, business and entertainment at 3:20 am CDT
KRIS Corpus Christi News
IMMIGRATION-SERVICE DISCHARGES. For now, Army suspends discharges of immigrant recruits. The U.S. Army has stopped discharging immigrant recruits who enlisted seeking a path to citizenship — at least temporarily. A memo shared with The ...

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Latest Texas news, sports, business and entertainment at 11:20 am CDT - KRIS Corpus Christi News

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 12:41

Latest Texas news, sports, business and entertainment at 11:20 am CDT
KRIS Corpus Christi News
BORDER PATROL CHIEF. Carla Provost is named Border Patrol's first female chief. WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol has its first female chief in its 94-year history. Carla Provost had been acting chief since April 2017, so her appointment ...

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NCAA Unveils Rule Changes To Reform College Basketball - SportsBusiness Daily

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 12:23

SportsBusiness Daily

NCAA Unveils Rule Changes To Reform College Basketball
SportsBusiness Daily
Effective immediately, the NCAA will let players be represented by NBPA-certified agents after any season Photo: getty images The NCAA has unveiled "significant rule changes" aimed at "cleaning up college basketball," according to .

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ESPN Cancels "SportsNation," Will Move "High Noon" To Afternoon Slot - SportsBusiness Daily

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 12:23

ESPN Cancels "SportsNation," Will Move "High Noon" To Afternoon Slot
SportsBusiness Daily
ESPN is canceling “SportsNation,” the nine-year-old afternoon show that launched by using social media to focus on trending sports stories. The series' last episode is Aug. 24. The move comes as part of a reshuffling of ESPN's afternoon block of ...

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Big Ten Net Spot Could Escalate Comcast Carriage Dispute - SportsBusiness Daily

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 12:23

Big Ten Net Spot Could Escalate Comcast Carriage Dispute
SportsBusiness Daily
Big Ten Network today is ratcheting up the pressure in its carriage dispute with Comcast, rolling out a 30-second spot that features 12 of the 14 conference football coaches. The coaches alert viewers to the possibility that Comcast's Xfinity service ...

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