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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 30 / 14

84%  – Percentage of respondents to a poll on BUFFALONEWS.com who want Terry Pegula to be the Bills' next owner. Following Pegula, Donald Trump earned 6% of votes,  Jon Bon Jovi  and his Toronto group 3%, Tom Golisano 3%, and a "yet-to-be-discussed owner" 2%. At ...

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, Time Warner

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Tags: Houston Astros, Kansas City Chiefs, Leagues and Governing Bodies, News Corp./Fox

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, McDonalds, NBA

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Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Walt Disney

08/16/95
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Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Walt Disney

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, USTA

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, Utah Jazz

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Tags: ABC, CBS, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Philadelphia Phillies, Viacom, Walt Disney

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Tags: Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NHL, Walt Disney

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