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NFL Shifting Super Bowl Media Day To Monday Primetime

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 01 / 15

The NFL today formally announced that it is shifting Super Bowl Media Day from its traditional Tuesday morning start time to Monday night, with the first Super Bowl Opening Night Fueled by Gatorade to be held Feb. 1 at SAP Center in San Jose ahead of Super Bowl 50. The event will begin at 5:00pm PT....

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MEDIA NOTES

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Topps Sues Upper Deck

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THE GAMES IN SYDNEY: IOC'S TIGHTER LEASH ON SPONSORS

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FRANCHISE NOTES

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OLYMPIC NOTES

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