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BNP Paribas’ pullout results in a shutdown of the Showdown

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 09 / 04 / 17

The BNP Paribas Showdown returned big-time tennis to Madison Square Garden. GETTY IMAGES T he decade-long run of the BNP Paribas Showdown at Madison Square Garden is over after the French bank pu...

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