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NBA Sends Draft Lottery Issue To Committee For More Study

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 22 / 14

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver  today said that owners have sent back the issue of draft lottery reform to the league's competition committee for additional study with a need to find the right balance between creating appropriate incentives and allowing a draft to work as it should. He also addr...

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THE NAME THAT MADE MILWAUKEE FAMOUS

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GAO REPORT GIVES DC A NEW ESTIMATE OF ARENA COSTS

New figures, prepared by the GAO and presented yesterday at a congressional hearing on DC''s arena project, show the District should expect to spend $56.3M to buy land and prepare a site for the city'

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07/12/95
OHIO LEGISLATORS GET AGREEMENT ON TAX EXTENSION FOR STADIUM

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07/12/95
FROM THE CITY OF RED TAPE: MORE PROBLEMS FOR NEW DC ARENA

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07/12/95
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07/12/95
PASADENA COUNCIL APPROVES POSSIBLE ROSE BOWL OVERHAUL

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