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NFL Moves Goodell's Super Bowl Week Press Conference From Friday To Wednesday

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 20 / 17

The NFL is moving Commissioner Roger Goodell's annual press conference from Friday to Wednesday, a major break with the tradition of Super Bowl week. The move could mean fewer reporters and owners attend, as many have not arrived by mid-week. The event has served as a high-profile meeting place, att...

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