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Audience Analysis: ESPN Gets Strong Audience For Randy Moss "30 For 30" Documentary

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ESPN drew 2.17 million viewers for “Rand University” on Nov. 11, marking the net’s best documentary audience since the premiere of “The Book Of Manning” on Sept. 24, 2013 and eighth-best documentary audience since the “30 for 30” project began in ’09. ...

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A CURE FOR SUMMERTIME BLUES? PREMIERE SOCCER ALLIANCE FORMED

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FRANCHISE NOTES

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05/14/98
ALEXANDER (LES, NOT JASON) IN AS MAJOR VIKINGS INVESTOR

Rockets Owner Les Alexander has a deal to help Tom Clancy buy the Vikings, "with a contingency he may acquire the team and move it to Houston should Clancy ever sell it," according to a front-page pie

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WALK IN THEIR SHOES FOR A MINUTE: NBA PLAYERS LOSING DEALS

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IF SUCCESSFUL ON TEAM, VEECK WOULD EMPLOY TWINS FOR FUN

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ALL GOOD THINGS: HAVING SOME FUN WITH JERRY'S "SEIN" OFF

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LEAGUE NOTES

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