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Patriots-Raiders In Mexico City To Have "Mini Super Bowl" Atmosphere

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 19 / 17

Patriots-Raiders today at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City "marks the second year of a three-year deal with the NFL to host regular-season games at the legendary stadium, and will be just the third regular-season NFL game ever" in Mexico. The game "sold out in about 20 minutes after it was announced." ...

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