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Audience Analysis: ESPN Gets Strong Audience For Randy Moss "30 For 30" Documentary

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ESPN drew 2.17 million viewers for “Rand University” on Nov. 11, marking the net’s best documentary audience since the premiere of “The Book Of Manning” on Sept. 24, 2013 and eighth-best documentary audience since the “30 for 30” project began in ’09. ...

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11/12/14
League Notes

BLOOMBERG NEWS’ Alex Duff noted F1 “may be forced to delay plans" for its second attempt at an IPO "after two teams entered bankruptcy protection.” CVC Capital Partners, which owns about 35.5% of F1, is working with Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and UBS on a "possible IPO" in Singa ...

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11/11/14
Sources: NFL Could Tweak Relocation Bid Process

The NFL is "discussing shortening the time period during which teams can submit relocation bids to avoid having them emerge during the playoffs," according to sources cited by Daniel Kaplan of SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL. Teams currently "must submit any relocation proposal to the league between Jan ...

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11/11/14
Source: Adrian Peterson Prepared To Sue NFL

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson is "prepared to fight the NFL -- and if it becomes necessary, sue it -- if the league continues to hold his career in undefined purgatory," according to a source cited by Charles Robinson of YAHOO SPORTS. The NFLPA yesterday "filed a grievance against the NFL," asking the ...

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11/11/14
NHL's Daly Meets With Potential Vegas Ownership

Related stories : MGM Admits To Preliminary Talks To Bring NHL Team To Vegas Arena William Foley Reportedly In Discussions To Bring NHL Team To Vegas Bettman Vehemently Denies NHL Is Currently Considering Expansion Scarborough Data: Vegas In Top-25 Of U.S. Market ...

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11/10/14
U.K. Officials Pleased With NFL Progress

NFL Exec VP/Int'l Mark Waller today said he and Commissioner Roger Goodell were getting “a lot of good support” from the U.K. government as they left an early-morning meeting with U.K. Chancellor George Osborne, according to the PA. Osborne previously has said the government “will ...

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11/10/14
Kroenke Reportedly Meets With Inglewood Mayor

Inglewood, Calif., Mayor James Butts last week "made some delayed headlines" with comments after his re-election "about a forthcoming meeting" with Rams Owner Stan Kroenke, according to Jason La Canfora of CBSSPORTS.com. Inglewood "is an area in which Kroenke owns a 60-acre parcel of land where a st ...

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11/10/14
NFLPA Calls For Peterson's Immediate Reinstatement

The NFLPA on Friday sent a letter to the NFL "calling for the immediate reinstatement" of Vikings RB Adrian Peterson "per the agreement the sides made" to place him on the commissioner's exempt list in September, according to sources cited by Mortensen & Schefter of ESPN.com. Sources said that t ...

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11/10/14
NHL GMs No Longer Foresee Cap Increase

NHL GMs "are no longer operating under the assumption" that the salary cap is "going to increase next season," according to Larry Brooks of the N.Y. POST. Sources said that the "projected decline in the Canadian dollar -- up at least temporarily a tick to 88 cents on the U.S. dollar as of Friday -- ...

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11/10/14
NASCAR Lets Busch Drive Amid Investigation

NASCAR team Owner Gene Haas yesterday said that Kurt Busch "will be in the car next week at Homestead-Miami Speedway" for the Sprint Cup finale and "continue to drive for the team for the foreseeable future," according to Jeff Gluck of USA TODAY. Busch is "being investigated by Dover (Del.) police f ...

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11/07/14
Jones A "Big Proponent" Of London NFL Team

Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones on Thursday said the organization would "very much like to have a team in London," noting the city has "cachet," according to Kevin Sherrington of the DALLAS MORNING NEWS. Jones, appearing at a press conference in London to promote this weekend's Cowboys-Jaguars game at Wem ...

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