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Staff writer Daniel Kaplan covers the NFL, finance and tennis.

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NFL to review options for primary ticketing

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 10 / 24 / 16

NFL owners agreed not to extend primary ticketing deals past 2017 to give the league time to study the market and perhaps create a new model for the 32 clubs. The teams, some of which are grandfathered in because their deals already extend past 2017, learned of the move last week at the fall owne...

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

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