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Going Off The Grid: Execs Talk Ezekiel Elliott, NBA's Draft Lottery Reform Proposal

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 21 / 17

"Going Off The Grid" is a weekly survey of sports execs and personalities offering their thoughts on a handful of pressing (and trivial) issues in sports and pop culture. This week, panelists opine on the CFL's decision on non-contact practices and whether Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott will play the...

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