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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 29 / 14

Under the header, "The Science Of The NFL's 'Black Monday,'" the WALL STREET JOURNAL's Kevin Clark writes the NFL's Career Development Advisory Panel is "trying to change the way owners hear about candidates." The league is "trying to save teams from their next hiring fiasco" ( WALL STREET JOURNAL...

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'16 Swim Trials To Overlap CWS In Omaha

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Midwest Viable Option For '18 Big Ten Tourney

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