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Daniel Kaplan

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

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Hall: No plans to include issue of concussions

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 07 / 28 / 14

The Pro Football Hall of Fame has no plans to highlight in its displays the issue of concussions, one of the dominant themes in football the past five years. Hall President David Baker, whose son, Sam, plays for the Atlanta Falcons, rules out the feature, and he strongly suggested in an interview...

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Tags: Events and Attractions

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SportsBusiness Journal: Alchemy's new take on crowdfunding

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Tags: Finance

04/28/14
SportsBusiness Journal: Owners buy into skateboarding circuit

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Tags: Finance

04/28/14
SportsBusiness Journal: NBA’s global value plays role in sale

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Tags: Franchises

04/25/14
SportsBusiness Daily: Pro Football HOF Staging Road Show

The Pro Football HOF on May 3-4 will host what it is calling its first on-the-road Fan Fest at the I-X Center in Cleveland. Over 100 HOFers are scheduled to be on hand, marking the largest gathering ever of Pro Football HOFers outside of Canton. Jim Brown , Joe Namath , Barry Sanders , Lynn ...

04/24/14
SportsBusiness Daily: WTA Tour Engages Vixlet

The WTA Tour this morning will announce it has engaged social media startup Vixlet, becoming the first sports league or circuit to do so. Vixlet creates social media interactions for brands outside the traditional outlets of Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, though users can sign in using those ...

04/24/14
SportsBusiness Daily: WTA Tour Works With Social Media Startup Vixlet

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Tags: Media, WTA

04/21/14
SportsBusiness Journal: American Needle’s case to proceed

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Tags: Law and Politics

04/18/14
SportsBusiness Daily: Runner's World Publisher Talks Boston Marathon

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04/14/14
SportsBusiness Journal: NHL prepares loan pool that will top $1B

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04/14/14
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Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship

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