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Don Muret

Don Muret covers facilities for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Partnership with GilmanSound was music to the ears of Maloof Sports

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 06 / 27 / 16

Maloof Sports & Entertainment has signed a partnership with expert sound technician Paul Gilman to market Gilman’s audio technology for arenas and stadiums. The deal includes an undisclosed investment by the Maloof family in GilmanSound, a small Los Angeles tech firm owned by Gilman, ac...

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SportsBusiness Daily: Vikings Sign 10-Year Deal With Ecolab

The Vikings have signed a 10-year deal with Ecolab, covering naming rights to the north gate at U.S. Bank Stadium, the team's new facility opening in July. Ecolab, a 90-year-old firm headquartered in St. Paul, specializes in water, hygiene and energy technology services. It will provide hand care, c ...

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SportsBusiness Daily: Sources: Lions Award Merch Contract To Levy

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01/18/16
SportsBusiness Journal: Rams’ temporary home short on premium

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01/15/16
SportsBusiness Daily: Inglewood Stadium Includes Center-Hung Board

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01/11/16
SportsBusiness Journal: Vegas sells T-Mobile on naming deal

One year ago, T-Mobile’s Peter DeLuca and Meredith Starkey stood on a parking garage in Las Vegas, staring at a big hole in the ground where a new arena was sprouting up on the city’s famed Strip. It was during the Consumer Electronics Show and officials with AEG, which is privately f ...

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01/11/16
SportsBusiness Journal: Breaking Ground: Engaging in Atlanta

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01/07/16
SportsBusiness Daily: T-Mobile Gets Vegas Arena Naming Rights

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SportsBusiness Daily: Redskins Team With Danish Firm On New Stadium

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01/04/16
SportsBusiness Journal: Plugged In: Bill Senn, Miami Dolphins

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