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John Lombardo

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Ditching ’burbs for Detroit

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 12 / 05 / 16

Little Caesars Arena will look like the Pistons’ home and not the Red Wings’ for NBA games, part of the plan for the two franchises to both play in a building that the Red Wings have developed. Photo by: D...

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