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’Dawgs snatch up, buy out premium packages

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 01 / 15 / 18

Georgia’s close proximity to the game led to the first sellout of the hospitality program. Photo by: GETTY IMAGES The College Football Playoff’s official hospitality program sold out it...

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