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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 21 / 14

Golfer Michelle Wie posted this shot and wrote, "Doin a little rearranging at the airport newstand this morning... @GolfDigest "

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08/12/14
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08/12/14
Utah's Most Influential Sports List

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08/12/14
Sports Personalities Taking On Ice Bucket Challenge

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08/12/14
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08/12/14
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