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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 24 / 17

Saturday Boxing HOFer  Evander Holyfield and featherweight champion Abner Mares will serve as analysts on the Fox network telecast of the Premier Boxing Champions bout headlined by  Deontay Wilder - Gerald Washington . The fight is at Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Ala.

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Terps Football Ticket Sales Up

The WASHINGTON POST’s Barry Svrluga reports that the Univ. of Maryland has sold “more than 27,000 season tickets” for the ’03 football season, an increase over last season’s 22,069, and “nearly double the 14,000-ticket base” in ’00.  The school will add 3,500 auxiliary seats to “expan ...

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WUSA Asks USSF For Help

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