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Cowboys Host First Training Camp At Ford Center; Team Unveils Ring Of Honor Walk

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 22 / 17

The Cowboys "didn't have a full house" for their first training camp practice at the Ford Center at The Star in Frisco yesterday, drawing an announced crowd of 6,052, according to Drew Davison of the FT. WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM. The team had been "expecting a sold-out crowd." But even though a...

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