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Isiah Thomas Expected Backlash Over Role With Liberty, Insists He Is "Activist For Equality"Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 22 / 15
WNBA Liberty President and co-Owner Isiah Thomas said that he expected his hiring to be "met with furor because of the sexual harassment trial" in which MSG was ordered to pay more than $11M in damages, according to Marc Berman of the N.Y. POST. But Thomas has told friends for years that he "never f...
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The Tennessee Oilers named Pepper Rodgers as its VP/Memphis Operations, according to Greg Pogue of the NASHVILLE BANNER. Rodgers has led Memphis''s efforts to land an NFL team for "a decade and a half
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In Toronto, 50,436 attended the Expos-Blue Jays game yesterday, marking the first sellout at SkyDome for the Jays since April 26, 1995. The GLOBE & MAIL''s Larry Milson calls the series "a milestone i
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