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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: ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

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Tags: CBS, Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox, DirecTV, NBA, News Corp./Fox, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Seattle Mariners, Sports Illustrated, Media, TBS/TNT, Viacom

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Tags: Coca-Cola, NASCAR, NBA, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Utah Jazz

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Tags: NBC, Media

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