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College Bowl Season Set To Begin, Including New Game In Montgomery

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 19 / 14

The ’14-15 college bowl season kicks off tomorrow with five games. Financial documents filed this summer by New Orleans Bowl Inc. indicated that last year's R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl generated $3.77M in revenue, with 58% of that via ticket sales. Last year's game drew its third straigh...

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Poll: NBA Will Be First Without Paper Tix

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03/25/14
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03/24/14
Overnight Ratings: NASCAR, PGA Tour

Fox drew a 4.0 overnight the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 from Fontana yesterday afternoon, down from a 4.5 overnight for the same race last year. NBC drew a 1.8 overnight for the final round of the PGA Tour Arnold Palmer Invitational yesterday, which saw Matt Every win his first Tour eve ...

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03/20/14
UNC Tops All Tourney Teams On Social Media

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03/17/14
Overnight Ratings: Conference Tourney Games

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03/12/14
ACC Basketball Tourney Attendance Trend

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03/10/14
Overnight Ratings

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03/07/14
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