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NFL Approves Dallas Cowboys Plan to Pay for $295M in AT&T Stadium Upgrades

Earlier this week, we told you the Dallas Cowboys were planning $295 million in upgrades for AT&T Stadium. During NFL league meetings in Irving in the last few days, the team got a green light on their plan to pay for the job, Sports Illustrated's Mike Fisher reports.
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AT&T Stadium Is Getting a $295 Million Upgrade
by | Dec 12, 2022
Jerry World is still a marvel to millions, but it's not quite as cutting-edge as when it first opened in 2009. Now the Dallas Cowboys are about to do something about it, with $295 million in upgrades planned for AT&T Stadium. That's according to a report by Sports Business Journal, which says the refresh won't "radically alter" the look and feel of the 100,000-seat stadium. Instead, most of those millions will go toward refreshing premium spaces that are set for lease renewals, as well as upgrading back-end systems and technology in the run-up to the 2026 World Cup.
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Troy Aikman on Launching EIGHT Beer, How Meditation Changed Him, and Why the Right People Matter More Than a Great Idea
by | Nov 17, 2022
Troy Aikman spoke in a fireside chat at the Venture Dallas conference last week with Ameeth Sankaran, CEO of Religion of Sports. Here's what he shared on his businesses past and present; how Roger Staubach inspired his post-NFL life; his advice on choosing your team; and the importance of wellness for both life and work. "If you don't feel good, it's hard to do good," Aikman said. "I feel the best I've ever felt, and I'm probably doing the best good that I've ever done."
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Dallas-Based nVenue Raises $1M to Fuel Growth in Sports ‘Micro-Betting’ Market
by | Sep 7, 2022
The startup found early traction in 2021 as part of the Comcast NBCUniversal SportTech Accelerator. Its predictions are now displayed on two MLB games per week on Apple TV+’s Friday Night Baseball.

That work with broadcasters is "helping get the market used to the type of real-time analytics," says Co-Founder and CFO Drew Williams. nVenue innovates in the watch-and-bet market and aims to turn prediction displays into actionable betting items for fans, "providing operators almost a million markets that they can take today."
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Dallas Sports Analytics Startup Raises $3.5M to Predict the Next Play in the Game

by | Mar 3, 2022
Dallas-based nVenue, a real-time B2B sports prediction platform, breaks games down into thousands of "micro bet" moments—with a single baseball game offering 15,000 "betting opportunities." After providing its live tech feed during NBC MLB broadcasts last season, it's now widening its focus to the NFL, the NBA, and other sports—and looking to scale its offering.
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Dallas Cowboys Legend Turned Entrepreneur Darren Woodson Has Four Cs He Lives By
by | Sep 2, 2020
Darren Woodson is a former Dallas Cowboys safety and today a successful entrepreneur. Though his two careers have looked different, here are his words of wisdom that have gotten him through every major moment, from sitting in the locker room at the Super Bowl to founding his own company.
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Dallas-Based Virtual Football Training App Receives $100K Investment From Arlan Hamilton
by | Jul 20, 2020
The funding will go to Equalizer Games' Quarterback Equalizer, a virtual training game app that uses gamification to help quarterbacks better understand their position.
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Dollars for Good: Hall Commits $1M for Entrepreneurs; Good Returns & ORIX Name Recipients
by | Oct 31, 2018
Plus, grants for Southern Dallas Thrives, a state grant for mental health, and fundraising by A Conversation with a Legend and TWO X TWO for AIDS and Art, as well as other social efforts to boost nonprofits in North Texas.
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Paranoid Fan Growing Global Presence With Madrid Office

by | Dec 21, 2017
More than 80 percent of the Dallas startup's user base lives outside the U.S., according to founder Agustin Gonzalez.
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Ex-NFL Receiver Mark Clayton Catches Entrepreneurial Spirit With Headphones Company
by | Nov 21, 2017
The former NFL wide receiver designed headphones that stay on an athlete's head during activity via a patented titanium band.
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Discovery: Global Warming Link, Enlarged Aortas in Ex-NFL Players & Texas “Wild Places”
by | Nov 17, 2017
Researchers all across North Texas are making breakthroughs and discoveries every day. Here are some of their stories.
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Female Change Makers Gather
at SMU for Leadership Fostering
by | Jun 8, 2017
The four-day Women Ambassadors Forum geared toward empowering women in leadership kicked off Tuesday and includes 32 ambassadors from 19 countries.
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Fandeavor Makes it Easy to Follow Your Favorite Teams

by | Aug 5, 2016
Just a few clicks on the Fandeavor website can take care of the entire itinerary, including the flight, ground transportation to the game and a pre-game tailgate party.
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3 Things: Can’t Make Class? TWU Student Sends Robot
by | Jul 22, 2016
Today's stories include a TWU graduate student who was able to learn using robot technology.
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