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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 01 / 14

The HOUSTON CHRONICLE's John McClain writes of Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones and Texans Owner Bob McNair , "They have different personalities and management styles, but both are passionate about football and the NFL. They're respected voices who serve on league committees and believe they should do ...

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08/29/03
U.S. Open Sets Attendance Mark

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08/28/03
U.S. Open Attendance Up

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Sharapova, Harkleroad Starring

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U.S. Open Purse At $17M

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Superset Tennis Debuting In Nov

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Super Bowl XL Festival

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