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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 21 / 14

Golfer Michelle Wie posted this shot and wrote, "Doin a little rearranging at the airport newstand this morning... @GolfDigest "

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08/28/14
Centerplate Publicly Censures, Disciplines CEO Hague

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08/28/14
Executive Transactions

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08/28/14
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08/27/14
NFL Shifts Front Office Roles

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08/27/14
Centerplate Looking Into CEO's Dog Kicking

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08/27/14
Executive Transactions

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08/27/14
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08/26/14
Executive Transactions

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08/26/14
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