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Venue Spat Could Be Nearing End With Azoff MSG Entertainment, AEG Close To Truce

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 23 / 17

The " red hot venue wars between AEG and Azoff MSG Entertainment might be cooling off," according to Dave Brooks of BILLBOARD. Facing an inquiry from U.K. regulators, AEG officials said that they are "considering backing off a tying arrangement" between Staples Center in L.A. and the O2 in London i...

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