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And The Oscar Goes To: SBD Looks At '16 Sports Flicks, While Execs Opine On Favorites

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 24 / 17

The Oscars are once again upon us! With ABC on Sunday night set to air the 89th Academy Awards, THE DAILY takes a look back at the major theatrical sports releases of '16 and how they fared at the box office. We also give out our own “Sports Oscars” in some categories, while execs ...

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