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Don Muret

Don Muret covers facilities for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Venues examine security in wake of attack

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 05 / 29 / 17

Dave Brown didn’t get much sleep the night of May 22 after the Manchester Arena bomb attack. The next day, American Airlines Center would be the site of a sold-out New Kids on the Block concert and Brown, the Dallas arena’s executive vice president and general manager, knew there were se...

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09/05/16
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SportsBusiness Daily: Falcons Lock Up Stadium Financing Plan

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