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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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Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Boston Celtics, Chicago Bulls, Denver Nuggets, ESPN, Franchises, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, NBC, New Orleans Saints, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Walt Disney

05/17/96
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Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, Franchises, Minnesota Wild, MLB, Walt Disney

05/17/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

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