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Pool Reporter: Yahoo's Pat Forde Preps For College Football Season From Singapore

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 28 / 15

Yahoo Sports’ PAT FORDE , best known for his college-focused “Forde-Yard Dash” and “Forde Minutes” columns, found himself in a unique position this week. As he prepares for his busiest stretch of the year, his 16-year-old daughter BROOKE is competing in the World Jun...

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Burly Bear college cable TV network has named JOHN GUTMAN Senior VP/Marketing & Ad Sales. Gutman, former Dir & Group Manager of U.S. Media Program for the NBA, will oversee all marketing, advertising

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09/18/98
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09/17/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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09/17/98
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JULIA LEVERING, the first VP of the USTA, will succeed HARRY MARMION as President of the organization. Marmion will remain on the board for two years in the position of immediate past President. Lever

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09/17/98
SOUTHBOUND AGAIN: THE DAILY RELOCATING ON SEPTEMBER 30

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09/16/98
MADDEN'S CAREER CRUISING BOTH ON SCREEN AND ON MADISON AVE

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09/16/98
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