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Minneapolis Announces Bid For '20 CFP Championship Game At New Vikings StadiumPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 06 / 15
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton yesterday "officially announced Minneapolis’ bid" for the CFP National Championship Game in '20, to be played at the new Vikings stadium, according to Amelia Rayno of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. Willis of Minnesota Inc. President & CEO Scot Housh, who also is t...
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The Yankees-Mariners four-game series last week drew 180,849 to Safeco Field, a new Mariners record. It surpasses the previous high of 175,947 set against the Blue Jays in ''97 (SEATTLE TIMES, 8/9)...
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IMS President and IRL Founder Tony George "poured some cold water" on reports of a CART/IRL unification by "strongly suggesting" the two leagues "would not be reunited by 2000," according to Robin Mil
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