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Don Muret

Don Muret covers facilities for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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How Greensboro Coliseum Complex turned a $625K outbuilding into a great NBA D-League home court

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 02 / 20 / 17

The first-year Greensboro Swarm has filled a niche in this basketball-rich community. It’s due in part to the Fieldhouse, formerly a small, nondescript building next to the Greensboro Coliseum that’s been transformed into a cozy NBA D-League home court. On a 70-degree Saturday afterno...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Renovations revive Illinois’ arena

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11/23/16
SportsBusiness Daily: WME-IMG To Sell Naming Rights In Denver

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11/22/16
SportsBusiness Daily: Sources: WME-IMG Selected To Sell Mile High Naming Rights

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11/21/16
SportsBusiness Journal: Amalie Arena upgrades planned

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11/21/16
SportsBusiness Journal: Breaking Ground: Fanatics lands 49ers

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11/17/16
SportsBusiness Daily: Rams Breaking Ground On Stadium

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11/14/16
SportsBusiness Journal: Still all about relationships

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11/14/16
SportsBusiness Journal: Breaking Ground: Ballparks add Ephesus

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11/14/16
SportsBusiness Journal: HKS to design Rangers’ new park

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11/14/16
SportsBusiness Journal: Atlanta areas inspire arena redesign

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