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October 19, 2020

Tuesday of the week in March when COVID-19 crashed the sports industry — and started to shut down the United States — was also supposed to be a really important point in metro Phoenix’s yearly sports bonanza. 

October 12, 2020

This story is part of a six-part podcast project called Empty Seats, the pandemic versus a sports capital. Download Episode 2 to hear more from Jerry Colangelo about his role transforming the city into the home of teams from each of the top four sports leagues in America. Visit emptyseats.kjzz.org to get a new episode every Monday through Nov. 9, 2020.

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October 05, 2020

This story is part of a six-part podcast project called Empty Seats, the pandemic versus a sports capital. In part one, hear how Phoenix Raceway and three other home-grown major events made metro Phoenix a destination for sports tourism. Visit emptyseats.kjzz.org to get a new episode every Monday through Nov. 9, 2020.

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