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John Lombardo

John Lombardo covers basketball and the Arena Football League for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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PGA Tour Sees Subscription, Traffic Spikes For Live Social Streams

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 26 / 16

The PGA Tour has wrapped up its first Thursday/Friday live streaming coverage on Facebook and Twitter from The Barclays FedExCup event on its "PGA Tour Live" OTT platform. PGA Tour Exec VP/Global Media  Rick Anderson  did not disclose specifics, but in an email wrote that the early results...

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07/28/16
SportsBusiness Daily: NBA Adds Pistons' Joel Browning To TMBO

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07/25/16
SportsBusiness Journal: PGA Championship to get NYC boost

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07/25/16
SportsBusiness Journal: Live NBA game streams to be available

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Tags: Media

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SportsBusiness Daily: Hornets' Guelli Says Team Supports NBA's Decision

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