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Don Muret

Don Muret covers facilities for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Nashville likes the sound of development tied to sports

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 08 / 14 / 17

D owntown Nashville is bustling these days. Apart from the crowds jamming Broadway’s honky-tonks and the roving pedal bars filled with rowdy bachelorette parties, the city’s inner core is teeming with commercial development, much of it...

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SportsBusiness Daily: Levy Restaurants Takes Over At Arkansas

Levy Restaurants has signed a multiyear deal with the Univ. of Arkansas to take over food service at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium, Bud Walton Arena and Baum Stadium, the SEC school’s baseball facility. Levy’s agreement takes effect this fall and coincides with a $160M expansion o ...

06/07/17
SportsBusiness Daily: Cubs Preview New Wrigley Field Clubs

The Cubs today unveiled images and descriptions of three new club areas at Wrigley Field set to open for the '19 season. The premium spaces are the Maker’s Mark Barrel Room along the first base line, The W Club down the third base line and the Catalina Club in the upper deck behind home plate. ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Breaking Ground: Camden Yards reunion

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06/05/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Breaking Ground: Safety first

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06/01/17
SportsBusiness Daily: 49ers Adding Elements To Levi's Stadium

The 49ers are making tweaks to Levi’s Stadium for the coming season to provide a stronger connection to their brand. Team officials announced that a mix of new banners and signs will adorn the concourses and club spaces, with a new Ring of Honor atop the suite tower. The team is funding the $3 ...

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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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05/22/17
SportsBusiness Journal: From the archives: The stadium

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Sept. 28, 2009. The following is an excerpt from SportsBusiness Journal’s coverage of the opening of AT&T Stadium, then known as Cowboys Stadium. S ome people think of Cowboys Stadium like a next-generation cell phone, modern design paired with cutting-edge t ...

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05/22/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Plugged In: Michael Downing

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05/22/17
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05/22/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Fox buys Impression Sports

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