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Don Muret

Don Muret covers facilities for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Broadmoor Hotel Buys Naming Rights To Colorado Springs Arena

04 / 15 / 14

The Colorado Springs World Arena has signed a 10-year naming-rights deal with the 5-star Broadmoor hotel. The venue’s official name is now the Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs. Financial terms were not disclosed. The old Broadmoor World Arena opened in '38 as part of the hotel and ser...

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Tags: Facilities, Philadelphia Eagles

08/04/11
Goodell Discusses Several Key Issues

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

07/22/11
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07/20/11
AEG Facilities Consulting On Moscow Complex

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07/01/11
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06/30/11
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Tags: Facilities, Populous

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Populous To Design L.A. Exhibition Hall

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Tags: Facilities, Boston Bruins

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