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Daniel Kaplan

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

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Barclays Center for sale

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 10 / 20 / 14

The Barclays Center is up for sale, with investment bank Evercore Partners expected by next week, sources said, to formally begin selling Forest City Enterprises’ 55 percent stake in the Brooklyn arena. The venue ranks as the most popular arena in the country, based on ticket sales for conc...

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08/15/13
SportsBusiness Daily: USTA Talks Options Amid CBS-TWC Dispute

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08/13/13
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08/12/13
SportsBusiness Daily: WTA Signs Multiyear Deal With SAP

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08/12/13
SportsBusiness Daily: SAP Agrees To Sponsor WTA Tour

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SportsBusiness Daily: Dryer To Opt Out Of Settlement

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