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Don Muret

Staff writer Don Muret covers facilities.

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

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 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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