Post Tagged with: "Sports Authority"

New Preds Chairman Agrees to Keep Team in Nashville through 2012

by / on March 12, 2010

The new chairman of the Nashville Predators agreed today to keep the team in town through 2012. In exchange, the Metro Sports Authority will not hold the ownership group in default of a contract governing the team’s annual $7 million subsidy from the city.

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Bridgestone Signs 5-Year Naming Deal with Predators

by / on February 23, 2010

Nashville-based Bridgestone Americas has entered into a 5-year naming deal for what is now the Sommet Center. At a press conference, executives said the deal was struck quickly and influenced in part by Governor Phil Bredesen.

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Sports Authority to Meet in Executive Session to Brush Up on Preds Lease

by / on January 27, 2010

The Metro Sports Authority will meet this week in a rarely used closed door session. The chairman of the body says he wants members to ask their attorneys about the lease for the city-owned Sommet Center. The Predators receive a $7 million subsidy from Metro each year.

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Sports Authority Uses Possible Default as Leverage Against Predators

by / on January 15, 2010

Members of the Metro Sports Authority are using a possible breach of contract to negotiate more favorable terms for the city’s $7.4 million subsidy to the Predators.

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Sports Authority Reviewing Preds Finances for Possible Lease Default

by / on December 18, 2009

The Metro Sports Authority decided today to dig deeper into the finances of the Nashville Predators. Board members are worried about the financial health of the team’s owners.

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Sports Authority Drops Questions About Predators Owner Guarantees

by / on September 11, 2009

Members of the Metro Sports Authority said at a meeting Friday morning they didn’t fully understand the Sommet Center lease agreement when they approved it.

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Preds Shelve Premium Seating Renovation

by / on August 24, 2009

The Nashville Predators have backed off a proposal to renovate two club-level sections at Sommet Center into an exclusive $20,000-per-seat area for high rollers.

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Titans Say Max Ticket Tax Might Not Even Cover LP Capital Needs

by / on July 27, 2009

Titans management say a ticket tax planned to be in place next year may not even cover all the repair needs for LP Field.

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Sports Authority OKs Sommet Upgrades Against Metro Law Recommendation

by / on July 17, 2009

The Nashville Sports Authority approved upgrades to club level seating at the city-owned Sommet Center Friday.

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