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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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02/24/95
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02/24/95
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Tags: ECHL, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NHL

02/23/95
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Tags: Chicago White Sox, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Sports Illustrated

02/23/95
MLB EXPANSION: WAS THERE QUID PRO QUO FOR NORTHERN VIRGINIA

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02/23/95
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02/23/95
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02/22/95
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