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David Broughton is research director for SportsBusiness Journal.

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NBA gets safety designation from Homeland Security

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 04 / 24 / 17

Editor’s note: This story is revised from the print edition. The NBA has been awarded a Safety Act certification from the Department of Homeland Security, the highest level of protection granted by the program. If an incident is deemed by DHS to be an “act of terrorism,” ...

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

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