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Schools eye beer sales for help

Updated: August 22, 2014, 12:44 PM ET
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Some cash-strapped athletic departments outside the Power Five conferences have started to use beer sales as an alternative revenue stream -- and more could soon be following suit.

While beer drinking is a common sight at tailgate parties outside of college football stadiums, a growing number of schools are bringing the party inside, opening taps in concourses that traditionally have been alcohol-free zones.

North Texas, SMU and Troy University will begin beer sales to the general ...

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