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Don Muret

Don Muret covers facilities for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Nashville likes the sound of development tied to sports

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 08 / 14 / 17

D owntown Nashville is bustling these days. Apart from the crowds jamming Broadway’s honky-tonks and the roving pedal bars filled with rowdy bachelorette parties, the city’s inner core is teeming with commercial development, much of it...

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