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Venue Managers Hosting Free Webinar On Ebola Incident

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 31 / 14

The Int’l Association of Venue Managers will host a free webinar today taking an in-depth look at how venues in the Dallas-Fort Worth area have handled the recent Ebola incident in that market. The discussion will include AT&T Stadium, the Texas Motorplex and the Cotton Bowl at Fair Park, ...

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INDIANS REMAIN TOP DRAW IN FINAL AL TEAM RATINGS

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Tags: Cablevision, Comcast-Spectacor, Detroit Tigers, Madison Square Garden, MLB, New York Yankees, The Back of the Book, Toronto Blue Jays, YankeeNets

11/19/98
CLASH OF THE TITANS: KRAFT PICKS UP FAILED ROTHENBERG DEAL

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Tags: Franchises, MLS, New England Patriots, New England Revolution

11/19/98
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Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Franchises, Minnesota Vikings, NFL, Walt Disney

11/19/98
PATRIOTS ANNOUNCE INTENTION TO RELOCATE TO HARTFORD

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Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Boston Red Sox, ESPN, Franchises, MLS, New England Patriots, New England Revolution, NFL, Oakland Raiders, Walt Disney

11/19/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

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Tags: Bank of America, Carolina Hurricanes, Comcast-Spectacor, Edmonton Oilers, Miami Marlins, Franchises, Gale Force Holdings, Kansas City Royals, MLB, Philadelphia Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Wilson Sporting Goods

11/19/98
FILA TO ELIMINATE SALES FORCE AMIDST FINANCIAL WOES

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Tags: Fila USA

11/19/98
FACILITY NOTES

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Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Facilities, New Orleans Pelicans, New Orleans Saints, Seattle Mariners, Ticketmaster

11/18/98
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Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Dallas Cowboys, Facilities

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Tags: Detroit Lions, Indianapolis Colts, Magna Int'l, Nashville Predators, New York Jets, NFL, Phoenix Suns, People and Pop Culture

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Tags: AFL, NBA, Media

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