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Don Muret

Don Muret covers facilities for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Shining Star

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 11 / 24 / 14

The Dallas Cowboys are moving ahead in developing a cutting-edge training and mixed-use complex that will strengthen their ties in north Texas through a partnership with the city of Frisco and the local school district. In the planning stages for the past two years, the ambitious project could co...

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