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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 05 / 15

15 – Number of clubs that have scheduled MLB Ambassador for Inclusion Billy Bean for a visit during ’15 Spring Training ( “OTL Extra, ESPN3, 3/5 ).

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FIRST ANNUAL SPORTS FINANCE FORUM, MAY 24-25, NEW YORK CITY

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Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Boston Red Sox, Cablevision, ESPN, Miami Heat, NBA, New York Jets, New York Knicks, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

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