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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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NFL Franchise Notes

On Long Island, Kimberley Martin reports Farmingdale State College is on the "list of possible locations for future Jets training camps." Sources said that staff members already have "visited the Long Island campus," but the club still is in the "early stages" of its scouting process. Since Jets coa ...

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Franchise Notes

CBSSPORTS.com's Jon Heyman cited sources as saying that the Padres "appear to be focusing most closely" on Yankees Assistant GM Billy Eppler for their vacant GM position, and Eppler looks like the "probable front-runner now." Eppler previously was viewed as a "strong possibility but perhaps behind" ...

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Toronto Group Chances Of Winning Bills Are "Slim"

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Astros Raising '15 Ticket Prices

The Astros, who are "in danger of finishing with the worst record in baseball for the fourth consecutive season," announced Friday that they "will raise ticket prices" for the '15 season, according to Jose de Jesus Ortiz of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. The Astros "had not raised prices for season-ticket h ...

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NFL Franchise Notes

In Miami, Armando Salguero wrote the Dolphins and coach Joe Philbin deserve "a round of applause ... for cutting out the questionable hazing of rookies this year following last year's harassment scandal." Players were "told in no uncertain terms hazing has to be severely curbed if not cut out altoge ...

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A's GM Beane Goes "All In" With Lester Trade

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Tigers Up The Ante By Landing David Price

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Red Sox Eye '15 With Trades

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Royals Sit Out Trade Deadline Due To Finances

A lack of financial flexibility "plagued the Royals’ front office" during the MLB trade deadline on Thursday and is a big reason the team emerged "without an addition," according to Andy McCullough of the K.C. STAR. Although the club intends to stay active in the trade market once players begi ...

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Cards Roll Dice, Other Contenders Stand Pat

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