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SportsBusiness Daily Seeks Entry-Level Staff Writer

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 29 / 14

SportsBusiness Daily is seeking an entry-level Staff Writer at our Charlotte, N.C., headquarters. Qualified candidates will have excellent knowledge of sports and business issues, with equally strong writing and verbal skills. Must also have a solid work ethic and thrive in a team environment. Stron...

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In Portland, Erik Siemers reports swimwear brand Arena has signed an "impressive arsenal of high-profile U.S. swimmers to endorsement deals as it seeks to gain ground on market leader Speedo." The list "includes Olympic champions Rebecca Soni, the now-retired Aaron Peirsol and, most recently, Janet ...

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Fox' sales team has sold 90% "of its inventory for the Daytona 500 and expects to sell out this week," according to Tripp Mickle of SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL. The amount of inventory sold is similar to last year's race, but Fox Sports Exec VP/Ad Sales Neil Mulcahy said that the net was "able to ...

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02/20/12
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02/20/12
Lin's Agent Fielding Endorsement Calls

Montgomery Sports Group President & CEO Roger Montgomery, who represents Knicks G Jeremy Lin, Friday confirmed that his client has been approached to endorse “a little bit of everything, a variety of categories.” Montgomery, appearing on CNBC, said he was getting inquiries from U.S., ...

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02/20/12
New Era President Looks To Company's Future

New Era Cap President Peter Augustine in a recent interview with the BUFFALO NEWS’ David Robinson spoke about the company’s local operations in the city and its plans for the future. Below are excerpts from the Q&A: Q : How is the cap business? I know it took quite a hit durin ...

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In Birmingham, Doug Demmons reported NASCAR yesterday announced that it is “once again changing the rules for who is eligible to drive in the annual season-opening Bud Shootout exhibition race.” The change “likely means the end of Budweiser's sponsorship of the Shootout.” The ...

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