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NFL Mexico Dir Arturo Olivé Says Two Games Per Year A Possibility After '18

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 28 / 16

NFL Mexico Dir Arturo Olivé said that there eventually "could be two games per year in Mexico, but this will only be possible based on the needs of partners and the stadiums," according to LA AFICIÓN. The Houston Texans will play the Oakland Raiders on Nov. 21 at Mexico City's Est...

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