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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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11/17/97
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Topps Co. President & COO JOHN LANGDON is leaving the company and company CEO ARTHUR SHORIN will assume the duties of President (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 11/17)....Score Board CEO KEN GOLDIN said he plans

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11/17/97
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The first BOSTON YOUTH SPORTS CONGRESS, at Roxbury Community College on Saturday, brought together 450 political and corporate leaders, public safety and university officials, sports organizers, paren

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11/14/97
MARV SCORES RATINGS FOR DAVE, BUT CRITICS CONTINUE TO WONDER

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11/14/97
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11/13/97
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