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Cowboys Adding Stadium Club Restaurant At AT&T Stadium

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 24 / 16

The Cowboys and Legends Hospitality on Friday announced the addition of the Stadium Club at AT&T Stadium. The 19,000-square-foot restaurant will be open for lunch and dinner daily, with room for up to 650 guests. It is located just inside the venue's main entrance, operating next to the Cowboys ...

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CFL Argonauts Make BMO Field Debut

The CFL Toronto Argonauts drew an "enthusiastic crowd" of 24,812 for their BMO Field debut on Thursday, just short of a sellout, but the atmosphere at the team's new venue was "electric on a brilliant summer evening," according to Dan Ralph of the CP. The Argos played the last 27 years at Roger ...

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NBA Draftees Show Off Fashion Choices

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Marketplace Roundup

In Athens, Marc Weiszer noted the Univ. of Georgia lists $3.9M "in revenue for sponsorships and licensing in the fiscal year that is just ending" and $3.981M in FY '17. UGA Associate AD/External Operations Alan Thomas said, "The people who follow us, they’re not fair-weather. They’re in. ...

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Greg Norman Seeking $55M For Colorado Ranch

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Falcons' McKay Confirms $200M Changes To Stadium

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Schaefer Founds Ringstar Sports

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Mets End Yankees Head-To-Head Attendance Run

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Penn State's Beaver Stadium Likely To Renovate

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