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Florida Introduces New AD Scott Stricklin, Who Faces Initial Facility Fundraising Challenge

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 28 / 16

Florida yesterday officially introduced Scott Stricklin as its new AD, and he "laid out his vision for the future of the Florida athletic department," according to Kevin Brockway of the GAINESVILLE SUN. UF President Kent Fuchs said that Stricklin "fit all the criteria that the school was looking for...

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Jacksonville To Retain Big Game

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Media Notes

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 10:30pm ET 30-minute edition of FSN''s "National Sports Report" led with Wizards-76ers, followed by the initial Bowl Championship Series rankings. Last night''s 12:00am ET 60

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NCAA's Gambling Dilemma

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MLS Fire Gets Lease Extension

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Names In The News

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Big East Football Attendance

Today: Big East announced home attendance through October 20 compared to last year''s final average. Pittsburgh is playing its inaugural season in Heinz Field, capacity 65,000. Last year, they played

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FAA Continues Blimp Ban

The FAA said Monday that it will "lift limits this week on private aircraft operating under visual flight rules for a dozen cities," which have been banned since September 11, according to Brooks Boli

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BBC To Televise Jordan's Return

The NBA has signed a deal that allows BBC 1 to televise the October 30 Wizards-Knicks game at MSG, which marks Michael Jordan''s first regular-season game since his return to the league, according to

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ESPN To Lose Sidelines Access?

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Overnight Nielsen Ratings

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