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New Week…New Segments of “N The Zone”

Posted in NFL, Podcast, Special, Sports, St. Louis Sports, St. Louis Sports Commission with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 24, 2017 by ALNTheZone

New segments of “N The Zone” are now available…check out the recent guests that graced the show.

N The Zone SEASON 2 – Frank Viverito 04-23-17

Frank Viverito of the St. Louis Sports Commission joins N The Zone to talk about if #MLS2STL is dead? What needs to be done regionally from a sports standpoint; city/county merger? Also St. Louis’ lawsuit on the NFL plus the impact/update on the new renovations of Scottrade (aka TD Ameritrade) Center.

N The Zone SEASON 2 – Sistas In Sports 04-23-17

The ladies of Sistas In Sports are back, Tiffany Hubert and Alex Holt. NTZ delves into the happenings at Sistas In Sports that include Tiffany moving up in the Tampa Bay Bucs organization and an interview with Fox Sports reporter Laura Okmin. Plus a cameo from Brendolyn Marie of Liquid Frosting.

N The Zone SEASON 2 – Cecelia Townes 04-23-17

Cecelia Townes returns to N The Zone to talk everything Gladiathers…including a 2-part series with Danisha Rolle of SET Media speaking with Olympic athlete Natasha Hastings. Plus her interview with Dallas Wings guard Skylar Diggins and her upcoming reality show. Plus more!

N The Zone SEASON 2 – Brendolyn Marie 04-24-17

Frequent guest of the show, Brendolyn Marie, CEO of Liquid Frosting, returns to “N The Zone” talking new nuptials, Steve Stephens, Aaron Hernandez and of course the new Spring line at Liquid Frosting.

NOTE: The following contains language that some might find objectionable. Parental discretion is advised.

N The Zone SEASON 2: Tyric Bays-Bey (STL Undrafted) 04-24-17

Tyric Bays-Bey of STL Undrafted clothing joins the show to talk about how the clothing line got started and how he would like to have the people of St. Louis to support businesses. He also talks about the clothing line that’s currently at STL Undrafted.



MLS2STL Group Formed To Advance MLS Options

Posted in Bill Dewitt, Dave Peacock, Major League Soccer, MLS, Sports, St. Louis Cardinals, St. Louis Sports Commission on February 17, 2016 by Shane Gray


According to a February 17 press release, a group of St. Louis business and sports leaders — the MLS2STL Group – has been constructed to explore and advance the city’s candidacy to be granted a Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise.

MLS Commissioner Don Garber responded to the formation of the MLS2STL Group with the following statement:

“We know St. Louis is a tremendous soccer market and are pleased to see many prominent business and sports leaders becoming involved in the efforts to bring a Major League Soccer team to the downtown area,” Garber said. “We look forward to working with the group to further evaluate St. Louis and see if it is ready for an MLS expansion team.”

The MLS2STL Group is comprised of the following members:

-Bill DeWitt III (President, St. Louis Cardinals)

-Rob Ebert (Partner at Bryan Cave)

-Jim Kavanaugh (Co-Founder and CEO of World Wide Technology)

-Vicky Lynch (Consultant for Lynch Sports and Events)

-Bob O’ Loughlin (President of Lodgning Hospitality Management)

-Dave Peacock (Chairman of the Board of Directors for the St. Louis Sports Commission)

-Jim Powers (President of UniGroup)

-Jim Woodcock (Senior VP, Partner and Global Sports Co-Lead for FleishmanHillard)

-Chris Zimmerman (President/CEO of St. Louis Blues, Scotttrade Center and Peabody Opera House)

Recently, MLS announced intentions to expand the league to eventually expand to 28 teams. The professional soccer organization anticipates having 24 franchises by 2020. Currently, the league is comprised of 20 clubs.

The MLS2STL Group is expected to work close with the St. Louis Sports Commission in an effort to conduct baseline market assessments for a potential franchise owner or owners. In addition, they plan to explore possible stadium sites, funding options and the region’s ability to host an MLS expansion team.




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