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New for 2012-2013: The Brooklyn Nets

Musical superstar Jay-Z confirmed this morning what most of already knew: the NBA’s New Jersey Nets will go by the moniker of the Brooklyn Nets upon the move to Barclays Center in 2012; he’ll also perform a series of concerts to open the facility. Jay-Z, a minority investor in the Nets who grew up in […]

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MSG in process of buying the Fabulous Forum

{jathumbnail off} The Los Angeles concert scene should be considerably more competive if MSG is successful in buying the Fabulous Forum from Forum Enterprises for under $25 million; the plan is to upgrade the venerable facility into a world-class venue. The Los Angeles Times is reporting MSG is prepared to spend upwards of $25 million […]

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Despite woes of sports teams, businesses pleased with U.S. Cellular Coliseum

Despite the financial woes experienced by the pro sports teams playing at U.S. Cellular Coliseum, area businesses are thrilled with the financial impact from the facility. The Bloomington, Indiana facility has made an impact by bringing in high-impact groups and concerts to the area. Arena management estimates that these events have added $60 million to […]

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