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Audience Analysis: ESPN Gets Strong Audience For Randy Moss "30 For 30" Documentary

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ESPN drew 2.17 million viewers for “Rand University” on Nov. 11, marking the net’s best documentary audience since the premiere of “The Book Of Manning” on Sept. 24, 2013 and eighth-best documentary audience since the “30 for 30” project began in ’09. ...

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See the executives of Turner Sports Turner Broadcasting promoted Turner Sports Senior VP/Communications SAL PETRUZZI  to the newly created position of Senior VP & Domestic Communications Officer. He will oversee communications efforts for Turner's domestic entertainm ...

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11/20/14
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11/20/14
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In Portland, Allan Brettman reports Nike is "planning to build two office buildings and two parking garages on the northeast side" of its World HQ campus near Beaverton, Ore., "doubling the scope of the headquarters-expansion project it originally envisioned two years ago." The largest of the two bu ...

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11/19/14
Minding My Business: Jaguars' Chad Johnson

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11/19/14
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11/18/14
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11/18/14
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