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Michael Smith

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

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Bob Williams, NCAA

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 09 / 25 / 17

Photo by: NCAA BOB WILLIAMS NCAA Senior vice president of communications Williams, in his 12th year with the NCAA, oversees strategic communications and external affairs for the governing body of...

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