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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 17 / 14

15,256  – Size of the "raucous crowd" for last night's Sounders-Union U.S. Open Cup title game at PPL Park. The Sounders won 3-1 ( PHILADELPHIAUNION.com, 9/17 ).

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03/06/97
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03/05/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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Tags: Houston Rockets, Minnesota Twins, NBA, Brooklyn Nets, People and Pop Culture, YankeeNets

03/05/97
THE MAGIC IS BACK, AGAIN: TV SHOW UP NEXT FOR THIS COMEBACK

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Tags: News Corp./Fox, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture

03/05/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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Tags: AFL, ESPN, MLS, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

03/04/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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Tags: Buffalo Bills, Fila USA, Foot Locker/Venator Group, New Orleans Saints, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture

03/04/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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03/03/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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03/03/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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03/03/97
OWNERS IN THE NEWS: ANGELOS PROFILED IN WASHINGTON POST

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