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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 29 / 14

SportsBusiness Daily is seeking an entry-level Staff Writer at our Charlotte, N.C., headquarters. Qualified candidates will have excellent knowledge of sports and business issues, with equally strong writing and verbal skills. Must also have a solid work ethic and thrive in a team environment. Stron...

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UNLV Delays Stadium Funding Request Until '17

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Braves Dispute Mayor's Charge

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Facility Notes

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Dan Snyder: Redskins Planning New Stadium

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CommScope On As Daytona Rising Partner

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Dolphins Add New Food Vendors

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Las Vegas May Pay For 75% Of MLS Stadium

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