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SportsBusiness Daily Seeks Entry-Level Staff Writer

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 29 / 14

SportsBusiness Daily is seeking an entry-level Staff Writer at our Charlotte, N.C., headquarters. Qualified candidates will have excellent knowledge of sports and business issues, with equally strong writing and verbal skills. Must also have a solid work ethic and thrive in a team environment. Stron...

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Rogers Announces NHL On-Air Talent

Rogers today announced new broadcast talent for coverage of the '14-15 NHL season. Rogers will employ a total of 39 on-air personalities for its telecasts of more than 500 regular-season games across nine networks. Glenn Healy , Kelly Hrudey , Mike Johnson and Darren Pang will serve as game an ...

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Tweet Pic Of The Day....

Univ. of Missouri Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin posted this image and asked for suggestions of what to name the piece of ROTC equipment that will appear at athletic contests.

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Snickers Launches First Ad With Manziel

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Daily Digit....

20,000  – Pounds worth of equipment and supplies Penn State is taking to Ireland for Saturday's game against Central Florida in Dublin. There are "more than 9,000 items, more than 500 lines' worth of inventory on Excel, and it all barely fits into a 53-foot tractor trailer" ( E ...

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NFL Toughens Domestic Violence Policy

The NFL is “immediately implementing a sweeping domestic violence initiative that calls for a six-game suspension for a first offense and a lifetime ban from the league for a second offense.” The measures, announced in a letter from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell , “apply to all N ...

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