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Wednesday, January 13, 2016

How Pro Sports Teams Can Share Their Space

A general view of play between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center on March 16, 2015 in Dallas, Texas. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

A general view of play between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center on March 16, 2015 in Dallas, Texas. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

We still don’t know if Los Angeles will be home to two professional sports teams, sharing one stadium. But plenty of other professional athletes have learned to share – not just with other athletes, but with pop stars and circus performers, among others.

Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Dave Brown, general manager of the American Airlines Center in Dallas, about what it takes to stay organized at major sporting arena. The American Airlines Center is home to the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks and the NHL’s Dallas Stars, and is one of the biggest arenas in the country, in terms of ticket sales.

Guest

  • Dave Brown, general manager at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.

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