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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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49ERS SHOW PEP IN TAKING THEIR OWN SPIN ON PSLS

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O'MALLEY GIVES HIS NOD TO L.A. COLISEUM BID

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Tags: Facilities, Los Angeles Dodgers, News Corp./Fox, NFL

09/17/96
STADIUM NOTES

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ROCKY POLL RESULTS FOR ARENA AND STADIUM IN DENVER

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MARINERS STADIUM PLAN IN A SLUMP?

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L.A. STORY: IS COLISEUM PLAN GAINING MOMENTUM?

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