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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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03/11/98
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03/11/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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Tags: ESPN, NCAA, People and Pop Culture, Ticketmaster, USA Networks, Walt Disney

03/11/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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03/11/98
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03/10/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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03/09/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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