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Last Chance To Enter SBD/SBJ's Annual Super Bowl Bowl Pick 'Em

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 30 / 15

With the Patriots and Seahawks set to meet in Glendale for Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, SportsBusiness Daily 's and SportsBusiness Journal 's annual Super Bowl pick 'em contest is open. Test your prognostication skills against those of your fellow subscribers. Those who best predict the game'...

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Tags: Green Bay Packers, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Media

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Tags: CBS, Media, USA Networks, USTA, Viacom

07/24/97
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Tags: Atlanta Braves, ESPN, MLB, News Corp./Fox, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

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MEDIA NOTES

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Tags: ABC, ATP, Legg Mason, News Corp./Fox, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

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Tags: Cablevision, Chicago Bulls, Comcast-Spectacor, Denver Nuggets, Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, Madison Square Garden, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Miami Heat, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA, NBC, Brooklyn Nets, New York Knicks, Philadelphia 76ers, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Toronto Raptors, YankeeNets

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