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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 24 / 14

SWEET: Fox Sports creates a "Super Mariota" video for the #Oregon QB. http://t.co/NnZvd9c7t8 #sportsbiz pic.twitter.com/RbzfRerPo0 — J.W. Cannon (@cannonjw) October 24, 2014

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