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Ditching ’burbs for Detroit

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 12 / 05 / 16

Little Caesars Arena will look like the Pistons’ home and not the Red Wings’ for NBA games, part of the plan for the two franchises to both play in a building that the Red Wings have developed. Photo by: D...

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SportsBusiness Daily: Coca-Cola Signs 10-Year Deal With AMB Sports

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Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Atlanta Falcons

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SportsBusiness Daily: Coca-Cola Sponsors New Atlanta Stadium

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SportsBusiness Daily: Notre Dame Signs Deal With Levy Restaurants

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SportsBusiness Journal: New tradition at Notre Dame

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Tags: Facilities, Colleges

05/02/16
SportsBusiness Journal: End zone premium sells fast for Sooners

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04/25/16
SportsBusiness Journal: Breaking Ground: Snider shaped scene

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Tags: Facilities

04/22/16
SportsBusiness Daily: H-E-B Name On Arena Near Austin

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04/18/16
SportsBusiness Journal: Breaking Ground: Food service refurb

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Tags: Facilities

04/18/16
SportsBusiness Journal: Snider’s influence felt widely in sports

Ed Snider’s death last week reverberated across all sectors of sports and entertainment. Snider, who died April 11 at the age of 83, owned sports teams and arenas, founded two of the first regional sports television networks and all-sports radio stations, and formed facility-related busine ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

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SportsBusiness Daily: Staples Center Gets $65 Per Cap

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