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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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TEAM EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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04/04/97
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04/04/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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04/04/97
SHOULD RODMAN HAVE SPLIT THIS "DOUBLE TEAM"?

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Tags: CBS, Chicago Bulls, NBA, NBC, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Viacom

04/03/97
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04/03/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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04/02/97
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04/01/97
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