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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 29 / 14

Josh Murray , a former minor league baseball player and the brother of Chiefs rookie QB Aaron Murray , last night was selected as the winner of ABC’s “The Bachelorette” ( Mult., 7/28 ).

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07/22/99
EXTENDED DEAL PROVES COTTON BOWL IS STILL WILLING AND A-BELL

The Cotton Bowl has "extended" its association with title sponsor Southwestern Bell through the 2006 game, in a deal worth "more than" $8M over six years, according to Wendell Barnhouse of the FT. WOR

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07/21/99
NCAA PANEL RECOMMENDS FRESHMEN DON'T NEED TO BE BENCHED

A 27-member panel "recommended" to the NCAA yesterday that freshmen "continue to be eligible to play basketball," according to Frank Litsky of the N.Y. TIMES, who writes that the panel "recommended th

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07/19/99
NCAA COMMISSION TO OFFER MARKETING FREEDOM FOR NCAA HOOPS?

There are "indications" that the NCAA committee that "wants to reform men''s college basketball" is "steering away from a proposal to require freshman to sit out a year," according to Mark Brown of th

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07/16/99
NCAA COMMITTEE PONDERS DEVELOPMENT OF WOMEN'S FOOTBALL TEAMS

At a "quiet meeting" in N.Y. last week, the NCAA Committee on Women''s Athletics "discussed" the possibility of forming women''s college football teams, according to Tom Farrey of ESPN.com. Committee

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07/07/99
NCAA PICKS ATLANTA, NEW ORLEANS FOR WOMEN'S FINAL FOURS

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06/30/99
NCAA NOT READY TO IMPOSE FRESHMEN INELIGIBILITY

A special NCAA committee formed to examine issues surrounding men''s college basketball "will not recommend making" players ineligible for competition during all or part of their freshman season "beca

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06/22/99
SEC COMMISH KRAMER SEES A SWISS MISS ON ISL PLAN FOR PLAYOFF

ISL has met with SEC Commissioner Roy Kramer several times in the past six months "to pitch its plan for a" 16- team, $375M college football playoff to launch in 2003, according to Steve Kirk of the B

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06/22/99
SPURRIER TOP PAID SEC COACH; HOLTZ IN MIDDLE OF THE PACK

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06/22/99
FEELING THE DRAFT? COACH K PUSHES FOR B-BALL TO GOVERN SELF

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