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Daniel Kaplan

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

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NFL Vows To Support Senate Bill On Criminal Justice Reform

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 16 / 17

The NFL will formally support the criminal justice reform bill championed by the top Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee, the latest sign the league will sign up for players' social justice causes in an effort to defuse the anthem controversy. The NFL will send a letter to th...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Chinese firm pulls bid for ATP event

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Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship

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09/25/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Lockhart has NFL’s PR playing offense

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

09/25/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Power Players: Stacey James

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09/25/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Power Players: Rich Dalrymple

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SportsBusiness Journal: Power Players: Joe Lockhart

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SportsBusiness Daily: King Initiative Honors Amanpour, Rhimes

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SportsBusiness Journal: ATP event will use electronic line calls

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

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SportsBusiness Journal: Crisis creates to-do list for Rootes

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