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Tags: Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, Boston Bruins, Chicago Blackhawks, Dallas Stars, Detroit Red Wings, NHL, Arizona Coyotes, Pittsburgh Penguins, San Jose Sharks, Southwest Sports Group, Sports Illustrated, The Back of the Book, Walt Disney

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SOUTHWEST SPORTS GROUP IN THE HUNT FOR FURTHER ACQUISITIONS

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FIFTH SEMI-ANNUAL SPONSORSHIP IN AUTO RACING CONFERENCE

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