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Kids’ vacation viewing habits open this TV writer’s eyes

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 08 / 18 / 14

E very time I write about the threat of cord cutting, media executives tell me not to believe what my eyes are telling me. The execs roll out statistics that show people aren’t cutting the cord nearly as much as reporters are writing about ...

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02/24/14
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ALLENTOWN, PA. Phantoms owners partner on PPL Jim and Rob Brooks, owners of the AHL Lehigh Valley Phantoms and BDH Development, entered into a partnership with Global Spectrum to operate PPL Center, now under construction in Allentown. PPL Center will seat more than 10,000 for concerts and mor ...

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02/10/14
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02/03/14
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ATLANTA Braves close on land purchase The Atlanta Braves closed on the 57-acre parcel where the team’s $672 million stadium will be built. The team agreed to pay $34 million to Bethesda, Md.-based B.F. Saul Co. for the property. Additionally, the team last week selected Populous to desig ...

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01/27/14
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CHARLOTTE Panthers owner thanks fans The Carolina Panthers ran a full-page ad in the Jan. 17 Charlotte Observer featuring a handwritten note from team owner Jerry Richardson. He thanked fans, players, coaches and the organization for the team ...

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01/20/14
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