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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 16 / 14

Broncos VP/PR Patrick Smyth posted this photo of coach John Fox congratulating Sports Authority Field at Mile High electrician  Mike Gray on his 13 years with the team.

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FACILITY NOTES

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NTRA INKS WITH COMPURACE FOR BRAND IDENTIFICATION ON KIOSKS

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LEAGUE NOTES

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EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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