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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 28 / 14

Media reporter  Joe Flint : "Very excited to be re-joining the WSJ on the media beat and very grateful to the LA Times for five great years." Cleveland Plain Dealer's Mary Kay Cabot : "For Johny Manziel's final team period today, the Beastie Boys' 'Fight for your right to party' blared...

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06/22/01
WAC & ESPN Ink 3-Year Deal

ESPN and the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) entered into an exclusive three-year deal for football and men''s basketball beginning with the ''01 football and ''01-02 basketball seasons. ESPN will t

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06/22/01
Gov. Bush Slashes Bowl Funding

FL Gov. Jeb Bush "slashed approximately" $300M from the state''s proposed budget, including $1M appropriated for the state''s non-profit college football bowl game organizations, according to Bob Thom

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06/22/01
Learfield Opens New Branch

The MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL APPEAL reported that MO-based multimedia company Learfield Communications has opened an office in East Memphis, TN, under Tiger Sports Properties (TSP) and will begin managing t

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06/22/01
Final Nielsen Weekend Ratings

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06/21/01
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06/21/01
New Bowl Game In Colorado?

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06/20/01
UVA Closer To Arena Goal

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06/20/01
Marketplace Round-Up

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