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Ohio State to continue managing Nationwide Arena

Under a management deal that seems to be benefiting both facilities, Ohio State will continue to run both Schottenstein Center and Nationwide Arena, home of the Columbus Blue Jackets (NHL). It is an odd situation, to be sure, from top to bottom. First, the arena is actually owned by Nationwide Insurance; the Blue Jackets hold […]

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Arena solutions emerging in Columbus

A game plan for the future of troubled Nationwide Arena is slowly coming together, with Ohio State University looking at booking events and Franklin County buying the downtown Columbus facility. The current financial situation, according to Columbus Blue Jackets (NHL) officials, is not sustainable: the team rents the arena for $5 million, pays SMG for […]

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