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Cincinnati Police Not Changing All-Star Plans After Unrest

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 06 / 15

The Cincinnati Police Department "was confident in its response" to Saturday night's downtown unrest "but continued to self-evaluate" ahead of MLB All-Star festivities. About 3,000 people were gathered in and around Fountain Square for a concert as "fireworks and the Reds game came to a close." Port...

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ESPN Moving Event From Trump Course

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Bucks To Hold Camp In Madison

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Daily Digit....

$2M – Amount FIFA will pay the U.S. for winning the Women’s World Cup, which is $33M less than what the German men’s side earned for winning last summer’s World Cup in Brazil ( USATODAY.com, 7/6 ).

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Twitter Me This....

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CONCACAF Publishes Reform Proposals

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Fox/Telemundo Set Viewership Record

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Daily Download....

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Dillon's Wreck Into Catchfence Mars Coke Zero 400

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