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  1. Headed to Staples Center? 5 New Nearby Restaurants Worth Trying

    12:00 pm 7/22/2014

    Several spots have opened within walking distance, drawing rising stars straight from Michelin kitchens and begetting hashtag-worthy irreverent menusRead more

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  2. 'Turn Down for What': Inside the Big Business of Stadium Music

    11:00 am 7/22/2014

    Sporting arena tunes — with bells and whistles — are enjoying increased licensing revenue.Read more

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  3. How L.A.'s Staples Center Earns $345M a Year in Revenue: A Dollar-by-Dollar Breakdown

    9:00 am 7/21/2014

    Home to the Lakers, Clippers and Kings, the No. 1 sports venue in the U.S. nets nearly $300 million in tickets sales and nearly $11 million in beer.Read more

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  4. An Inside Look at Major League Baseball's High-Tech Replay Center (Photos)

    8:00 am 7/18/2014

    The new $30 million facility in New York allows umpires to scrutinze disputed calls at games anywhere in the country.Read more

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  5. Top 10 Current U.S. Arena Songs (Video)

    3:54 pm 7/17/2014

    Recorded popular music is the latest craze in sports entertainment, raising licensing revenue for the likes of Calvin Harris, Pharrell Williams and Katy Perry.Read more

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  6. Throwback Thursday: Bing Crosby Took a Swing at Baseball in the 1940s

    12:00 pm 7/17/2014

    The singer-actor-entrepreneur purchased a stake in the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1946; years after his death, a pristine recording of what's been called The Best Game Ever — the seventh game of the 1960 World Series — was found in his cellar.Read more

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  7. Clio Sports Awards: Under Armour Takes a 'Rough, Ragged, Raw' Approach to Marketing

    11:00 am 7/17/2014

    The brand, which posted net revenue of more than $2.3 billion in 2013, will be honored with the Brand Innovation Awards at the inaugural awards ceremony July 17.Read more

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  8. St. Louis Rams' Michael Sam: Experts Analyze Endorsement Potential of NFL's First Openly Gay Player

    10:00 am 7/17/2014

    Following an early deal with Visa, advertisers have taken a much more cautious approach to signing Sam as the face of their brands.Read more

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  9. NFL's First Gay Star David Kopay on Michael Sam: I Would Have Done It Differently

    9:00 am 7/17/2014

    "I'm from a different age and a different school, and certainly wouldn't have conducted myself the way Michael reacted," says the ex-San Francisco 49er.Read more

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  10. NFL's First Gay Star on Michael Sam and His Own Shocking Decision to Come Out in 1975: 'I Was Desperate'

    9:00 am 7/17/2014

    In THR's annual Sports Issue, former Washington Redskins running back David Kopay, who scandalized an incredulous America, opens up about the reasons behind his decision, his life since then and his concerns for the openly gay rookie player.Read more

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