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Paul Tagliabue Dissatisfied With Results Of Rooney Rule To Date

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 07 / 16

Former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue  today expressed dissatisfaction with the results of the league’s “Rooney Rule,” which is designed to encourage more minority hires in the NFL, especially among head coaches. The league...

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SportsBusiness Daily: Tagliabue Wants More From Rooney Rule

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Tags: Asia, Marketing and Sponsorship

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Tags: Franchises

12/02/16
SportsBusiness Daily: NFL Taps Paul Clement To Argue Case

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SportsBusiness Daily: Tennis Player Naomi Osaka Lands Sponsors

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SportsBusiness Daily: Jones Can Be Deposed In NFL Drug Case

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SportsBusiness Daily: NFL Studying Las Vegas Market Closely

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SportsBusiness Journal: Construction changes face of USTA taxes

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

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SportsBusiness Journal: Bob McNair on ...

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Tags: NFL, GE, Colleges, ING, Football, ACC, Ping, Ally, SEC, BT, San Francisco 49ers

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SportsBusiness Journal: Houston’s Uncle Bob

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