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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 23 / 14

Former Pittsburgh Tribune-Review columnist Dejan Kovacevic will launch his own website at DKonPittsburghsports.com ( BIZJOURNALS.com, 7/21 ). The Ashwaubenon, Wis., Village Board yesterday "unanimously approved" renaming a street Mike McCarthy Way in honor of the Packers coach within the ne...

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