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David Broughton

David Broughton is research director for SportsBusiness Journal.

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Goodyear To Debut New Blimp For Live "SportsCenter" In Cleveland

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 18 / 14

Goodyear's new Zeppelin, Wingfoot One, is scheduled to make its broadcast debut tomorrow, hovering above ESPN's "SportsCenter" live set in Cleveland from noon-3:00pm ET. Weather permitting, the new $21M Akron-based ship will fly overhead around Quicken Loans Arena for the network's coverage of the S...

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Tags: Labor and Agents

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