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Cleveland Hosting Bevy Of Big-Time Sporting Events Saturday

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 22 / 14

Cleveland on Saturday "arguably will be the busiest sports city in America," as "all three pro sports venues downtown will host games simultaneously." There are a "variety of other events going on," so that there will be "as many as 100,000 people downtown at the same time." Progressive Field will h...

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