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Michael Smith

Michael Smith covers colleges, golf and lacrosse for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Sidearm’s pitch well-received as college website portfolio grows

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 06 / 27 / 16

Between midnight and 5 a.m. on Friday, the halls inside the Syracuse, N.Y., headquarters of Sidearm Sports will be as busy as they’ve ever been. That’s because during that five-hour window Sidearm will take over operation of the official athletic websites for 38 schools, including the l...

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