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Columbus Working With Browns, County To Build Center For Team's Training Camp

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 09 / 16

The city of Columbus is working with the Browns and Franklin County on a "long-term deal to build a larger recreation center" near Ohio State Univ. that would host part of the Browns' training camp during the summer, according to Rouan & Reed of the COLUMBUS DISPATCH. Columbus Dir of Recreation ...

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