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Arizona State Shows Off New Clubs, Suites As Part Of Sun Devil Stadium Reconstruction

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 26 / 17

Watching @FootballASU home games this year is going to be sweet! pic.twitter.com/MUfz3m5vHt — Sun Devil Athletics (@TheSunDevils) June 25, 2017 Arizona State on Friday "showed off" its new high-end clubs and suites on the west side of Sun Devil Stadium, which were "among the key p...

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