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Going Off The Grid: Panelists Discuss Their Favorite App, NBA Conference Finals

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 25 / 17

"Going Off The Grid" is a weekly survey of sports execs and personalities offering their thoughts on a handful of pressing (and trivial) issues in sports and pop culture. This week, our panel chimes in on the biggest surprise of the MLB season, what they would name their own shoe brand and their Mem...

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A business preview of the PGA Championship was held last night at the McGlohon Theatre in Charlotte, as “The Making of a Major” looked at the steps taken to bring the PGA Championship to the city and what fans can expect this August at Quail Hollow Club. Among the speakers were Quail Ho ...

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05/17/17
Register For '17 Sports Business Awards

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05/16/17
Executive Transactions

Central Michigan Univ. named Univ. of Oklahoma Senior Associate AD/Administration & Development MICHAEL ALFORD  Associate VP & AD. Alford replaces  DAVE HEEKE , who left for the same position at Arizona in March. Alford has a "history of fundraising and marketing in college a ...

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05/16/17
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MIKE KRZYZEWSKI was credited with almost $9M in total compensation from Duke in '15, including nearly $2.2M that had been "reported as deferred compensation." That put his net take for the year at nearly $6.8M, an amount that "likely would have made Krzyzewski the nation's most highly paid college ...

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05/16/17
2017 SBJ-Intersport Brand Engagement Summit

2017 SBJ-Intersport Brand Engagement Summit May 31-June 1, 2017 – Renaissance Chicago Downtown, Chicago, IL Brand Showcase: Dr Pepper Dr Pepper has a long history with college football, but with the introduction of the College Football Playoff on ESPN in 2014, they have taken it to anot ...

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05/15/17
Deltatre Adds Former Google Exec For U.S.

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05/15/17
Executive Transactions

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05/15/17
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05/12/17
Dodgers' Andre Ethier Sells Arizona Compound For $5M

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05/12/17
Weekend Plans With Entercom Sports' Mike Dee

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