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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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OLBERMANN MAKES IT OFFICIAL, SIGNS WITH MSNBC FOR NEWS SHOW

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Tags: ESPN, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

06/23/97
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NOW WHO WOULD'VE GUESSED THIS? WNBA TIP-OFF GETS 3.8 RATING

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