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Paul Finebaum Inks Radio, TV Deal With ESPN Featuring SEC Network Simulcast05 / 22 / 13
Broadcaster Paul Finebaum "is leaving the Birmingham, Ala., market where his contract expired in January, for Charlotte, N.C., and a national forum: ESPN," according to Rachel Bachman of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. Finebaum signed "a five-year contract," but "neither he nor ESPN would give financial de...
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