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Don Muret

Don Muret covers facilities for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Auburn examines adding premium seating in both end zones

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 12 / 15 / 14

A uburn University is studying the possibility of adding premium seats in both end zones at Jordan-Hare Stadium as part of major upgrades to the facility that most likely will cost more than $100 million, according to project officials. JMI ...

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