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The ’14-15 college bowl season kicks off tomorrow with five games. Financial documents filed this summer by New Orleans Bowl Inc. indicated that last year's R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl generated $3.77M in revenue, with 58% of that via ticket sales. Last year's game drew its third straigh...

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06/14/02
U.S. Open Corporate Tent News

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06/11/02
Empty Seats At World Cup

World Cup organizers, "instead of grappling with unruly foreigners as feared," are "instead trying to calm irate local fans who have been denied a chance to see the games even though thousands of tick

Tags: Events and Attractions, FIFA, IBM, Soccer

06/11/02
No 9/11 Ceremony At U.S. Open

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06/10/02
NBC Posts Big Belmont Ratings

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Memphis Calls Tyson-Lewis A Hit

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06/07/02
French Open's New Approach

While the French Open "just isn''t attracting Grand Slam money" and "generated barely half the $160[M] drawn last year by the U.S. Open," the Paris tournament "is adopting a more aggressive attitude a

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