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Barclays Center rep: Seeking ‘strategic partner’

Published in On The Ground on 10 / 20 / 14

SportsBusiness Journal reported this morning that Barclays Center is for sale . This afternoon, arena representatives provided the following statement, attributable to spokesman Barry Baum. “Our goal is to identify a strategic partner as we continue to capitalize on the great performance o...

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