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

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Colonial Athletic Association Tabs CSMG To Manage Media Rights

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 27 / 16

The Colonial Athletic Association has hired the Collegiate Sports Management Group to represent the conference’s media rights. CSMG will negotiate and advise the Richmond-based D-I league on TV, digital, mobile and audio deals. CSMG’s CEO Michael Schreck and COO Ray Katz , the firm&rs...

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