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Don Muret

Don Muret covers facilities for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Circuit of Americas hires new concessionaire prior to F1 event

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 07 / 21 / 14

Three months before the third annual U.S. Grand Prix takes place in Austin, Texas, Circuit of the Americas has hired a new concessionaire. Ryan Sanders Sports Services, in-house food provider at the Class AAA ballpark Dell Diamond, has signed a 10-year deal to run general concessions and premium ...

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10/21/13
SportsBusiness Daily: StubHub Signs Arizona St., GT, WVU

StubHub has signed three new deals with Arizona State, Georgia Tech and West Virginia to be their official secondary ticket market provider for football and men’s basketball. The agreements were done in tandem with Paciolan, the primary ticketing vendor at those schools, and multimedia partner ...

Tags: Colleges, StubHub

10/21/13
SportsBusiness Journal: Ticket reseller buys from teams

A former Brooklyn Nets ticket sales executive has joined forces with a prominent ticket broker to form Dynasty Sports & Entertainment, a company that resells tickets for teams on the secondary market and provides consulting services to develop better pricing models. Dan Lefton, Dynasty’ ...

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10/14/13
SportsBusiness Journal: Polishing a jewel: Husky Stadium

All Husky Stadium photos by: KAREN DUCEY T hree years ago, before renovations at Husky Stadium, concession stands were outside the building, exposed to the weather. And this being Seattle, &l ...

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10/14/13
SportsBusiness Journal: Turning up the fun at CenturyLink Field

Vulcan Sports & Entertainment, owner of the Seattle Seahawks and Sounders, is at the top of its game right now. Some pundits view the Seahawks as a Super Bowl contender. On the business side, Peter McLoughlin, in his fourth year as Vulcan’s CEO and the Seahawks’ president, has led ...

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10/14/13
SportsBusiness Journal: Edgar’s keeps things hopping at Safeco

On a Friday night in late September, the margaritas were flowing at Edgar’s Cantina and the kitchen was backed up with orders for carne asada tacos. This is no ordinary Mexican restaurant in Seattle. Edgar’s, tucked in the left-field corner at Safeco Field, opened this past season. It ...

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10/14/13
SportsBusiness Journal: Charlotte deal puts Toshiba in MiLB

The Class AAA International League’s Charlotte Knights last week announced that Toshiba will supply the video boards and concourse displays at the team’s BB&T Ballpark, which is scheduled to open in April. The total video package is valued at about $3 million, Knights general mana ...

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10/09/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Toshiba To Supply Charlotte Knights' Displays

The Triple-A Int’l League Charlotte Knights today announced that Toshiba will supply the video boards and concourse displays at BB&T Ballpark, the team’s new facility opening in April. The total video package is valued at about $3M, said Knights GM Dan Rajkowski . The primary video ...

10/07/13
SportsBusiness Journal: Levi’s Stadium goes for the gold

Levi’s Stadium will set a new benchmark for green in sports after the San Francisco 49ers’ facility opens in August 2014. The $1.3 billion project in Santa Clara is poised to become the first NFL stadium to earn LEED certification for new construction. It will prove to be a milestone ...

Tags: In-Depth

10/07/13
SportsBusiness Journal: Amway LEED Gold standard

Amway Center stands alone as the first newly constructed NBA arena to earn LEED certification, the result of a promise made by the Orlando Magic and local government officials to develop one of the most sustainable facilities in the major leagues. The $480 million arena opened in October 2010. Si ...

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10/07/13
SportsBusiness Journal: Cowboys plug feedback tool into app

The Dallas Cowboys have launched a tool in their mobile application for fans to rate their game-day experience in real time. The Cowboys partnered with Goodsnitch, a new San Diego technology firm, to develop a feature called Express Feedback. It has its own tab and can also be accessed as part o ...

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