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Ga. Tech To Benefit Financially From Playing BC In Ireland Instead Of Chestnut Hill

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 02 / 15

Georgia Tech is slated to open the '16 football season against Boston College in Dublin, Ireland, and the school will "likely come out ahead financially compared to the expenses the athletic department would have incurred" had it played the game at BC's Alumni Stadium, according to Ken Sugiura of th...

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Media Notes

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