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CONMEBOL Refuses To Confirm U.S. Will Remain Host Of '16 Copa America Tournament

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 28 / 15

CONMEBOL has "cast doubt" on the location of next year's Copa América by "refusing to confirm" it will be held in the U.S. as originally planned , according to Daniela Desantis of REUTERS. A "wide-reaching investigation into corruption inside FIFA appears to have cast doubt on the plans." CO...

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Charlotte Leading NASCAR HOF Race?

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Detroit To Host Another Super Bowl?

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Rolling Stones Discuss Super Bowl Halftime

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National Sports Forum Highlights

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman was a keynote speaker this week at the National Sports Forum at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel. Bettman spoke on a number of issues as part of prepared remarks for roughly

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X Games Barely Misses Attendance Record

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Aspen To Host Winter X Games Through 2010

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Super Bowl Attendance History

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NFL Ends Relationship With Security Firm

The NFL has cut ties with Contemporary Services Corporation (CSC), the security firm it has used for the last 29 Super Bowls, and has hired three “smaller, less experienced companies to handle securit

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Super Bowl Security Most In History

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