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Time To Participate In The 2014 SBJ/SBD Reader Survey

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 20 / 14

It’s time to make your opinion known as the 10th annual SportsBusiness Journal/SportsBusiness Daily Reader Survey is underway. The survey features 100 questions across leagues, teams, facilities, sponsorship, media, and more. * How often do you watch live sports on a mobile device? ...

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USA Rugby and the Fox/Liberty Networks will explore the possibility of a pro rugby competition in the U.S. The two have targeted spring 2000 as the inaugural season of a city- based competition. The y

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MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

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EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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MEDIA NOTES

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Tags: ABC, Media, Walt Disney

10/16/98
SENATORS SET SIGHTS ON HIGHER OFFICE IN TICKET SALES

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Tags: Franchises, Ottawa Senators

10/16/98
UNION DECRIES GRIEVANCE, SAYS AGENT IS IN WOODS BY HIMSELF

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Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, Walt Disney

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DOWN IN DIXIELAND: HOCKEY GROWTH IN SOUTHEAST FUELS ECHL

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NO WORLD PARTY: GOLF VILLAGE EXPERIENCING SPARSE ATTENDANCE

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WEAVER FILES TO AVOID SUBPOENA FILED TWO YEARS AGO BY DAVIS

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