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Network News Shows Cover NFL's New Domestic Violence Policy

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 29 / 14

The NFL's new, tougher policy on domestic violence  was teased in the opening segments of CBS' and NBC's evening news shows, and all three network news programs aired reports. NBC led its broadcast with the new policy, with NBC's Lester Holt noting the "outcry was loud and it was heard," as ...

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Tags: People and Pop Culture

05/14/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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Tags: ABC, Indianapolis Colts, NCAA, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

05/14/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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Tags: Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NBC, People and Pop Culture, Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors

05/14/97
WOODS MEETS THE PRESS; TALKS OF FUZZY, FAME, AND CLINTON

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Tags: ABC, ESPN, MasterCard, MLB, PGA Tour, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Walt Disney

05/13/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

MICHAEL SILVER, the co-author of DENNIS RODMAN''s book "Walk on the Wild Side," answered Rodman''s charge of Silver "taking too much creative license" with the book. Silver, on Rodman: "One thing I''v

Tags: Minnesota Wild, People and Pop Culture

05/13/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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Tags: People and Pop Culture, SportsLine.com, Washington Capitals

05/12/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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Tags: Sacramento Kings, People and Pop Culture

05/12/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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