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Don Muret

Don Muret covers facilities for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Big Blue in the house

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 05 / 11 / 15

IBM, the granddaddy of technology, is making a greater push into sports facility development after signing high-profile stadium deals with the Atlanta Falcons and Texas A&M University. In both cases, 104-year-old, Armonk, N.Y.-based IBM will play a big role in providing technology solutions, ...

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