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Records in Reach By Greg Echlin In today’s world of collegiate sports, where powerhouse universities often make it to the championships, the beauty of the NCAA men’s and women’s Division Continue Reading

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Tennis Events Serve Up Big Returns By Zoie Clift Every year, tennis grabs the international spotlight during the four Grand Slam tournaments. The Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and U.S. Continue Reading

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Tom Ricketts
Tom Ricketts

Tom Ricketts

When Tom Ricketts and his siblings purchased the Chicago Cubs in 2009, they knew they had challenges ahead building a winning team and finding new revenue sources at historic Wrigley Field. But the children of TD Ameritrade founder J. Joseph Ricketts have had a harder time than they imagined getting their plans moving. Wrigley’s neighboring rooftop owners have been unhappy with plans for a new advertising sign and video board that could block their coveted views. But the Ricketts family hopes to move ahead with the renovations, which also include a proposed Starwood hotel across the street. And last month, the team celebrated the opening of

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USA Sevens Rugby
The popularity of USA Sevens rugby in Las Vegas was proven again in January as organizers saw a 35 percent increase in TV viewership from 2013. “From that perspective we’re really encouraged,” said Dan Lyle, executive vice-president of event owner United

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