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Darrell Spencer holds a current broomball broom, which use a hard rubber paddle rather than the older-style corn broom. (Bob King /

Duluth broomball business takes off on the Web

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When Darrell Spencer started selling broomball equipment online six years ago, he was just trying to promote the sport he loved and help players get the equipment they needed.


After all, Spencer owned and operated two Play It Again Sports stores in the Twin Ports, a full-time job for anyone.

He had never sold on the Internet before, so he hired a local software company to set up the site for him.

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