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Fewer seats mean greater value for Dolphins

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 01 / 16 / 17

“The Nines” outdoor suites replaced seats near midfield at Hard Rock Stadium. Photo by: MIAMI DOLPHINS Imagine a stadium whose worst seats have been eliminated and whose b...

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