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Don Muret

Don Muret covers facilities for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Levy pulls out its drivers to deliver fresh food for golf event

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 08 / 21 / 17

T he arrival of Charlotte’s first golf major allowed Levy to showcase its food operation in the city its golf division calls home. The Chicago-based concessionaire runs general concessions and premium dining at about 35 golf tournaments...

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05/22/17
SportsBusiness Journal: From the archives: Legends

FROM THE ARCHIVES: The following are excerpts from SportsBusiness Journal’s coverage of Legends. The Yankees’ George Steinbrenner and Jones teamed to form Legends in 2008. Photo by: BUSINESSWIRE ...

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05/22/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Fox buys Impression Sports

Fox Sports has acquired Impression Sports & Entertainment, a Denver company specializing in college deals that it brought in to help sell Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum naming rights ( see related story ). Financial terms were not disclosed. Impression Sports, whose brand name remains intact ...

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05/15/17
SportsBusiness Daily: CenturyLink Reups Naming Rights Through '33

The Seahawks, parent firm First & Goal and CenturyLink have agreed to extend the telecom firm’s naming rights at the Seattle stadium. The renewal for CenturyLink Field starts at the beginning of '19 and runs through the '33 season, team officials said. Financial terms were not disclosed. T ...

Tags: Facilities, Seattle Seahawks

05/15/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Breaking Ground: Atlanta delays

D id the Atlanta Falcons make a mistake parting ways with the most experienced owner’s rep in sports? After multiple delays tied to construction of the retractable roof at Mercedes-Benz Stadium , a complex design that for the first time ...

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05/15/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Self-serve beer movement goes flat

It’s getting close to last call for one self-serve beer system in place at sports facilities. Two years ago, DraftServ, a portable self-serve beer kiosk allowing fans to pour their own beers measured by the ounce, was the hot gadget in sports. Multiple concessionaires tested the system to h ...

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05/15/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Kitchen improvements cut wait times

The strategy behind cutting the lines in front of concession stands extends to the cooking technology behind the counter. At Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, a challenging building for food providers because of its age and design, Spectra Food Services & Hospitality has installed ventless fry ...

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05/15/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Delaware North turns to CAA Sports

Delaware North has partnered with CAA Sports to help expand its business and make greater inroads into the esports space. The three-year agreement, signed earlier this year, covers all aspects of Delaware North operations in sports and entertainment, travel, parks and resorts, and gaming and airp ...

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05/15/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Losing some wait

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05/08/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Legends sells minority interest

Legends Hospitality has sold a minority interest in the company to New Mountain Capital, a New York investment firm. New Mountain Capital manages private and public equity and credit funds valued at $15 billion, and its long-term strategy is to invest in family-run businesses such as Legends, acc ...

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05/04/17
SportsBusiness Daily: Legends Sells Minority Stake To New Mountain

Legends Hospitality has sold a minority interest in the company to New Mountain Capital, a N.Y.-based investment firm. New Mountain manages private and public equity and credits funds valued at $15B, and its long-term strategy is to invest in family-run business such as Legends, according to Legends ...

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