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Staff writer Don Muret covers facilities.

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What does $1.7B buy in NYC market? Two stadiums in one

09 / 20 / 10

Early in the New York Giants’ regular-season opener at New Meadowlands Stadium, the boo birds re-emerged after a winter of discontent to voice their displeasure with poor special teams performance by the Men in Blue. The next night, the same chorus could be heard over the Jets’ struggling offense. ...

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09/02/13
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09/02/13
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08/26/13
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08/26/13
Levy filling Horseshoe with local food

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08/12/13
Jaguars extend Legends relationship

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08/12/13
MSG rolling out new premium areas

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08/12/13
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08/05/13
New Orleans Arena gets upgrades

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