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SportsBusiness Journal Staff Writer Tripp Mickle

Tripp Mickle

Tripp Mickle covers motorsports, action sports and the Olympics for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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WME-IMG Hires Former GM Exec Chris Liddell To Replace Peter Klein As CFO

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 31 / 14

WME-IMG announced it hired former Microsoft and GM CFO CHRIS LIDDELL . The New Zealander will replace  PETER KLEIN as CFO of the organization. Liddell is familiar with IMG, having served on the company’s board in '11 at the request of late IMG Chair TED FORSTMANN . He previously served...

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SportsBusiness Daily: USSF Drums Up Support For World Cup Team

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