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Daniel Kaplan

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

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Fernando Soler Signs Contract To Remain Head Of IMG Tennis

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 22 / 14

IMG, a division of William Morris Endeavor, has re-signed Fernando Soler as head of the tennis division. IMG confirmed the Spaniard had re-signed, but declined to provide other details. A source said he signed for another three years. Soler assumed the top tennis spot in '06. He has been with the fi...

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SportsBusiness Journal: USTA near Open Series extension

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

06/09/14
SportsBusiness Journal: Filings: EA’s payments to NFLPA plummet

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06/02/14
SportsBusiness Journal: NFL retirees question $675M figure

It’s been nearly five months since a federal court judge sought more information to determine whether a proposed settlement of concussion litigation brought against the NFL includes sufficient compensation. Under terms of the settlement, players would directly get $675 million over 65 years, w ...

Tags: Law and Politics

06/02/14
SportsBusiness Journal: Glazer: ‘Pioneer’ with low profile

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Tags: People and Pop Culture

05/26/14
SportsBusiness Journal: Rooney’s influence spans years, oceans

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Tags: Sports Business Awards

05/26/14
SportsBusiness Journal: NFL has stake in YinzCam

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

05/21/14
On The Ground: Dan Rooney accepts Lifetime Achievement Award to standing ovation

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Tags: On The Ground

05/21/14
On The Ground: Sports Facility of the Year: Madison Square Garden

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Tags: On The Ground

05/20/14
SportsBusiness Daily: NFL Selects Minneapolis For Super Bowl LII

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