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David Beckham's Bidding Group Undergoes Shakeup With Todd Boehly Out, Mas Brothers In

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 13 / 17

The investors behind David Beckham’s bid for a Miami soccer stadium have "undergone a significant shake-up," with majority partner and Dodgers co-Owner Todd Boehly out and Miami moguls Jorge and Jose Mas "joining the venture," according to sources cited in a front-page story by Kaufman & H...

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