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Morning Hot Reads: Life After 40

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 03 / 15

The Baton Rouge ADVOCATE l ooks at the 40-year-old Mercedes-Benz Superdome : “An ongoing post-Katrina interior remodeling combined with an exterior makeover, plus a level of cooperation with the principal tenant” has the facility “arguably as cutting-edge as it was in 1975.” ...

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