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College Bowl Season Set To Begin, Including New Game In Montgomery

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 19 / 14

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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10/23/96
STADIUM NOTES

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PRIVATE PARTY FOR PANTHERS ARENA BACKERS

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10/22/96
HEAT UNVEILS SECOND PRO-WATERFRONT ARENA AD

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10/22/96
PADRES OWNER AND HOUSTON JUDGE MEET TO SETTLE DIFFERENCES

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Tags: Facilities, Houston Astros, San Diego Padres

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