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ESPN Selects Broadcast Location For Super Bowl Week Shows

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 28 / 14

ESPN will set up its main Super Bowl week set in Scottsdale's Fashion Square overlooking Camelback Mountain. The net plans to make the announcement later today during a press event with Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane and Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee President & CEO Jay Perry . ESPN Senior Coo...

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