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Phil Jackson Talks Regret In Using "Posse" Regarding LeBron, Touches On Marijuana Use

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 07 / 16

Knicks President Phil Jackson last night said he "could regret" using the word "posse" to describe LeBron James' friends and business associates, but declined to go deeper, saying he is "not supposed to discuss other teams' players in this position that I have." Jackson appeared on CBS Sports Networ...

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BRANDWEEK''s Terry Lefton reports that longtime MLBPA promo shop Mike Schechter Associates, has signed to represent the NFLPA for promotions. IMG will continue to rep NFLPA for sponsorship deals (BRAN

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07/07/98
NBA LOCKOUT, PART I: FOX'S EYES SHYING AWAY FROM NEW LEAGUE?

CBS and Fox Sports "have contacted" NBA player agents about broadcasting exhibition games during the lockout, but the chances that a players league will replace the NBA "even on an interim basis seem

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07/07/98
GET THE VOTE OUT: ALL-STAR GAME OR POPULARITY CONTEST?

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07/07/98
NBA LOCKOUT PART II: IS A GUARANTEED END IN SIGHT?

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07/07/98
THIS BUD'S FOR YOU: SELIG TO BE NAMED COMMISSIONER THURSDAY

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07/07/98
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07/07/98
GREEK WEAK: WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS FEELING THE LOCKOUT PINCH

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