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Theresa Manahan is a staff writer for SportsBusiness Daily/Journal.

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Weekend Plans With Dan Shaughnessy: One-Mile Runs, TV Panels, Some Reading

06 / 28 / 13

After three plus decades in Boston, DAN SHAUGHNESSY knows the city's sports landscape like the back of his hand. He’s already an accomplished author, and his most recent collaboration with TERRY FRANCONA looks at the manager's tenure with the Red Sox. But between penning his latest boo...

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