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Scenes from the CFP Championship in Tampa

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 01 / 16 / 17

The Tampa-St. Petersburg area put on its pirate finery to welcome Alabama and Clemson fans to town for the College Football Playoff Championship on Jan. 9. The area’s roster of events for visitors included a beach bash featuring some spirited sand football. ESPN brought out the stars for its ...

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