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We’re number one!

On the Internet, the numbers don’t lie: according to popular website-ranking service Quantcast, the combination of Arena Digest and Ballpark Digest is the most popular destination when it comes to sports-business coverage. According to Quantcast, the US rank of 55,816 for the Arena Digest/Ballpark Digest combo tops the Sports Business Daily Quantcast ranking of 57,310. […]

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SMG takes over management of Stockton Arena

SMG is in and International Facilities Group is out on the management side of Stockton Arena, as the city looks for more entertainment booked at the seven-year-old arena. The deal calls for SMG to receive $270,000 annually for five years, as well as inventive payments tied to increased attendance and revenue at the waterfront facility. […]

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The Week That Was: Dec. 19

It was a week where Glendale managed to keep the Phoenix Coyotes (NHL) by paying Matthew Hulsizer more than what the team is worth, when MSG upturned the Los Angeles music scene by negotiating a sale of the Fabulous Forum, and we visited Amway Center, the stunning new home of the Orlando Magic (NBA). The […]

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MSG in process of buying the Fabulous Forum

{jathumbnail off} The Los Angeles concert scene should be considerably more competive if MSG is successful in buying the Fabulous Forum from Forum Enterprises for under $25 million; the plan is to upgrade the venerable facility into a world-class venue. The Los Angeles Times is reporting MSG is prepared to spend upwards of $25 million […]

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