Nfl Scrambles To Sell More Tickets


Professional football, America's most popular and profitable sport, is preparing to tackle a glaring weakness: Stadium seats are increasingly empty.

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    04/27/2016 - 6:26 pm | View Link
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    04/13/2016 - 11:30 pm | View Link
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    03/3/2016 - 11:21 pm | View Link
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