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Daniel Kaplan

Daniel Kaplan covers the NFL, finance and tennis for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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FCC Ends Its 40-Year-Old Sports Blackout Rule, Despite Protests From NFL, NFLPA

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 30 / 14

Related stories : Lawmakers Introduce Bill That Would Put An End To Sports Blackouts FCC Votes In Favor Of Proposal To End Blackouts; NFL Opposes Change FCC Commissioner Pushing For Vote To Drop Sports Blackout Rule The FCC today at just past 11:00am ET unanimously...

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12/11/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Craig Morton Sues NFL Over Dangers Of Playing

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

12/11/13
SportsBusiness Daily: NFL Owners Meeting Today In Dallas

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12/09/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Officials Outline Super Bowl Transit Plan

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12/09/13
SportsBusiness Journal: CMO Walker leaving WTA Tour

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12/05/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Silva Leaving ATP To Join Federer's Agency

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12/04/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Super Bowl Committee To Host Transit Briefing

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12/02/13
SportsBusiness Journal: ATP adding Michelob Ultra to U.S. nets

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11/25/13
SportsBusiness Journal: Molson Coors to sell Rockies stake

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