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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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09/20/95
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RICHMOND COLLECTING SIGNATURES; EWING RIPS "COWARDS"

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09/19/95
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Tags: Atlanta Braves, Boston Red Sox, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NBA, Time Warner

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TAGLIABUE HEADS TO L.A. TO MEET WITH PROSPECTIVE OWNERS

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Tags: Cincinnati Bengals, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Dodgers, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

09/19/95
UBL BALKS ON '96 STARTUP, SAYS '97 IS A GO

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09/19/95
NFL SUES JONES FOR AMBUSH MARKETING, SEEKS $300M IN DAMAGES

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