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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 03 / 15

SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL's Michael Smith reports Atlanta-based collegiate marketing firm MELT "recently acquired Ninja Multimedia, a small digital and technology firm that already has a strong foothold in the college space." The Atlanta-based Ninja and its five employees, including CEO DREW PEARSON ,...

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03/03/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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03/03/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

BRANDWEEK''s Terry Lefton reports that SI''s Dir of International Publishing & Olympics MERRILL SQUIRES is leaving to become a partner in Dallas-based The Marketing Arm (BRANDWEEK, 3/2)....The LPGA na

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03/02/98
OLYMPIANS RETURN TO LATE NIGHT SHOWS OVER THE WEEKEND

PICABO STREET appeared on the "Tonight Show" with Jay Leno on Friday. Street, on her family: "It''s not like we''re grungy hippies that don''t shower and things like that. There''s a lot of fallacies

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03/02/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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03/02/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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02/27/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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