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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 27 / 15

That text where the FIFA official calls himself "The Bribe Taker" is totally about weight loss, you guys. — Bart Hubbuch (@BartHubbuch) May 27, 2015 You can write off NFL teams as nothing more than football, but underestimating the influence pro teams/athletes have on society is i...

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Tweet Pic Of The Day....

Spotted on Clark across from Wrigley, Shipping containers frame Merch location @SBJSBD #SBJEngage #Cargotecture pic.twitter.com/0ulzD8AvvD — Christopher Lamberth (@CRLamberthHOK) May 27, 2015

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Quick Hits....

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Buzzer Beaters....

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ESPN To Televise Streetball Tourney

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Braves Selling SunTrust Park Tickets

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