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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 01 / 15

$45M  – The amount Rivers Casino has contributed, to date, to the Sports & Exhibition Authority of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County for Consol Energy Center construction expenses, following the latest payment of $4.6M. By the time its agreement with SEA concludes in '38,...

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, St. Louis Rams

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Tags: ABC, Cablevision, CBS, Madison Square Garden, MLB, MLS, NBC, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, Pittsburgh Penguins, Media, Vancouver Canucks, Viacom, Walt Disney

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Tags: New England Patriots, People and Pop Culture

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Tags: ESPN, NASCAR, The Back of the Book, Walt Disney

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Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Seattle Mariners, People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Lightning, Walt Disney

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Tags: Cleveland Indians, FC Dallas, Miami Marlins, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB

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