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Austin Karp is assistant managing editor for SportsBusiness Daily/Journal.

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Audience Analysis: ESPN Gets Strong Audience For Randy Moss "30 For 30" Documentary

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ESPN drew 2.17 million viewers for “Rand University” on Nov. 11, marking the net’s best documentary audience since the premiere of “The Book Of Manning” on Sept. 24, 2013 and eighth-best documentary audience since the “30 for 30” project began in ’09. ...

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On The Ground: SMT Panel: Investing in Sports Media

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SportsBusiness Daily: Panel Talks Investing In Sports Media

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SportsBusiness Daily: SMT Panel Looks At Emerging Trends

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On The Ground: SMT Panel: Sports media headlines of the day

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SportsBusiness Journal: WNBA solidifies spot at ESPN

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SportsBusiness Daily: ESPN Networks, CBS Seeing CFB Gains

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SportsBusiness Daily: Sports Net Compete For Thursday Viewers

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SportsBusiness Daily: Overnight Ratings: Miami-FSU, Breeders' Cup

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