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10489
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Revenues from youth and amateur sporting events are great contributors to the state's economy. For example, sporting events of this type bring an annual economic impact of over $100 million in both Charlotte and Raleigh. College football weekends can bring in between $2 and $6 million, depending on the size of the school. Golfers spend about $4 billion dollars a year on their recreational sport.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 11, Nov 2008, p14-15, il
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10488
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North Carolina's professional sports teams--the Carolina Panthers (Football); Charlotte Bobcats (Basketball); Carolina Hurricanes (Hockey); and NASCAR racing--play a major role in the state's economy.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 11, Nov 2008, p10-12, il
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5282
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Competition to get golfers to a course has become intense in North Carolina, the result of an abundance of courses in some areas of the state, the volatile economy, and the tragedy of September 11. Droschak discusses what course personnel are doing to get more golfers back on their fairways.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 60 Issue 3, Mar 2002, p36-40, 42, il
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24292
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This article presents and overview of sports in the Triangle in 1999 and details the history of professional sports in the area, relating sports successes to the economics of the region.
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3072
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Sports are a large part of the state's economy. Professional football and basketball competes with minor league and college teams for fans' dollars. Now economic developers are seeking to bring professional baseball and hockey to Greensboro and Raleigh.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 54 Issue 11, Nov 1996, p40-41,43-45, il
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1047
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Professional sports franchises in North Carolina have a significant economic impact on their communities.
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29454
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For North Carolina, sports are a big business. From collegiate to professional, from basketball to football, the state is home to more than 600 sporting events each year with millions in economic impact.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 50 Issue 5, May 1992, p16, 18-21, por
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24383
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George Shinn brought major-league sports to Charlotte, starting with the National Basketball League and moving on to the National Football League. In trying to win an NFL franchise for Charlotte, Shinn has had to butt heads with former partners.
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24403
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Bob Benson owns the Charlotte Heat, a tennis team, and plays regularly in tournaments. This article discusses how he was introduced to tennis, focusing on the business aspects of owning a sports team.