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SportsBusiness Daily Seeks Entry-Level Staff Writer

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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RAIDERS MAY NEED PUBLIC SUBSIDIES AS EARLY AS NEXT YEAR

One year after signing a $200M deal that saw the Raiders return to Oakland, public officials "concede" they have "barely enough cash" from ticket sales to cover expenses this year, which could force t

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08/16/96
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The battle to buy the Blue Jays is "heating up," according to Marina Strauss of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. A group led by team President Paul Beeston is preparing one bid while majority owner Interbrew

Tags: CFL, Franchises, Labatt Brewing, Toronto Blue Jays

08/16/96
NORTON, ONE OF THESE DAYS ... HERRICK EYES 'STROS

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Tags: Franchises, Houston Astros

08/16/96
ABL NEWS & NOTES: IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE FOR LASERS, SO FAR

Columnist Ann Killion of the SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS writes the American Basketball League and its San Jose franchise, the Lasers, have "beamed in" at a perfect time. Killion: "The timing couldn''t be b

Tags: Franchises, WNBA

08/16/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

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Tags: Franchises, Minnesota Vikings, NBA, Oakland Athletics

08/15/96
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Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Baltimore Ravens, Franchises, Legg Mason

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Tags: CFL, Miami Marlins, Franchises, San Jose Sharks

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