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Panini Signs QB Marcus Mariota To Autograph Trading-Card Deal

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 30 / 15

Panini has signed NFL Draft prospect and Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota  to an autograph trading-card deal. Under the agreement, Mariota will appear on Panini packaging including its first collegiate licensed trading cards, "Contenders ...

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MLB PROPERTIES: MLB Properties'' Corporate Sponsorship Department made the following personnel moves: DAVID BALL has been promoted to Dir of Corporate Sponsorships; TYRONE TUBBS has been hired as Dir

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04/17/98
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