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It’s not the heat, it’s the avidity – or lack of it in Miami

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 07 / 17 / 17

The weather in Miami for last week’s MLB All-Star Game was hot and steamy. The local fan interest in baseball’s midsummer classic? Not so much. Contrary to the heavy local interest last year in San Diego for MLB’s in-season sho...

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