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Morning Hot Reads: Dan With The Plan

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 05 / 15

The DETROIT FREE PRESS portrays Cavaliers Owner and Quicken Loans Chair  Dan Gilbert as "a modern-day version of Muhammad Ali in his prime." He is a "supremely confident guy, given to making brash, over-the-top predictions – and usually delivering on them." The Knicks are now...

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02/06/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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Tags: IMG, Kansas City Royals, People and Pop Culture

02/05/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

VARIETY reports that DAVID FALK is meeting with publishers about a possible book deal on the art of sports dealmaking (VARIETY, 2/3 issue)....HAKEEM OLAJUWON was featured in the CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONI

Tags: CBS, Green Bay Packers, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Viacom

02/05/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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Tags: Burger King, People and Pop Culture

02/04/97
SIR CHARLES MAKES THE TALK SHOW ROUNDS IN NEW YORK

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Tags: CBS, NBA, NBC, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

02/04/97
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Tags: IMG, IOC, People and Pop Culture

02/04/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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Tags: ESPN, Palace Sports & Entertainment, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

02/04/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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Tags: CBS, PVI, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

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HAGOPIAN NAMED PRESIDENT OF INTERZINE PRODUCTIONS

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Tags: ESPN, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

02/03/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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Tags: Boston Bruins, NHL, People and Pop Culture, Toronto Blue Jays

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