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Braves Expected To Name Development Team For Mixed-Use Project

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 30 / 14

The Braves as soon as this week are expected to announce a "deal with the development team that will oversee" a $400M mixed-use development near their new Cobb County ballpark. Sources said that the club "will tap a joint venture team" that includes Fuqua Development, Pope & Land Enterprise...

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Daily Digit....

516,000 – Average viewers for MLB Network’s telecast of the Baseball HOF induction ceremony on Sunday afternoon, marking the net’s best since it began broadcasting the event in '09. The audience is up 411% from last year (no living inductees) and up 177% from '12 ( Ron S ...

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Twins Testing New CRedit Card App

The Twins and U.S. Bank today announced that they are testing a new mobile app to allow fans to apply for a Twins Rewards MasterCard. The pilot program will be conducted at Target Field, with Twins employees stationed throughout the facility to accept applications. With the new app, Twins emplo ...

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“She believes in involving everybody in a process of good ideas. She’s willing to hear the voices of others. She’ll do the same thing in her new role” – Harvard Law professor Charles Ogletree Jr ., on new NBPA Exec Dir Michele Roberts ( BLOOMBERG NEWS, 7/29 ). " ...

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Buzzer Beaters....

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Oyo To Create Little League Figures

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Falcons, Comcast Renew Deal

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