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Jay Z/Beyonce Concert Will Add To Rose Bowl's Big Event Tally

04 / 23 / 14

The Pasadena City Council last night "unanimously approved a concert" at the Rose Bowl featuring Jay Z and Beyonce "to take place in August." It will mark the "18th major event at the stadium the council has approved" on the '14 calendar. A city ordinance "limits large scale events at the Rose B...

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IRABU'S PITCHING WOES TRANSLATE INTO MISSED INCOME IN N.Y.

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Tags: Madison Square Garden, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

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EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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Tags: ESPN, Florida Panthers, HBO, Raycom Sports, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Walt Disney

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