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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 01 / 15

$45M  – The amount Rivers Casino has contributed, to date, to the Sports & Exhibition Authority of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County for Consol Energy Center construction expenses, following the latest payment of $4.6M. By the time its agreement with SEA concludes in '38,...

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08/06/01
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08/03/01
Univ. Of Memphis Skybox Plan

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08/03/01
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08/03/01
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By the "time the coming academic year rolls around," Nike will have agreements with about 200 colleges nationwide, including KS State Univ. (KSU), the Univ. of KS (KU) and Missouri Univ. (MU), accordi

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