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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 01 / 15

A construction worker this morning was "being treated for a severe head injury" after metal scaffolding fell on him at the site of the Falcons' new stadium ( AJC.com, 7/1 ). Universal Sports Network today announced a multiyear distribution deal with Suddenlink. As of today, the net will be ava...

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Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, IBL, Indiana Pacers, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, PepsiCo

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WILL BEHAVIOR OF MEN'S 4X100 RELAY TEAM HURT MARKETABILITY?

Some sports marketers "wonder if the poor sportsmanship displayed by some during the Sydney Olympics," including the U.S. men''s 4x100 relay team, will "affect their ability to land lucrative endorsem

Tags: Coca-Cola, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Olympics, Sports Illustrated

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TARGET CENTER OPERATORS TO UNVEIL $30M PLAN FOR RENOVATIONS

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Tags: Clear Channel/SFX Sports, Facilities

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VALLEY OF THE PAUL: TAGLIABUE SPEAKS ON SILICON MISSION TRIP

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FACILITY NOTES

In Houston, Eric Berger writes that a "handful of activists," including Harris County Green Party official DeWayne Lark and several low-tax proponents, launched an effort yesterday to "defeat a second

Tags: Facilities, Houston Rockets, Magna Int'l, New Orleans Pelicans

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AS NHL SET TO DROP THE PUCK, SOME SEE SEASON AS CRUCIAL

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NETWORK FIELDER'S CHOICE: MOST NBC AFFILS OPT FOR BALLGAME

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