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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 27 / 15

That text where the FIFA official calls himself "The Bribe Taker" is totally about weight loss, you guys. — Bart Hubbuch (@BartHubbuch) May 27, 2015 You can write off NFL teams as nothing more than football, but underestimating the influence pro teams/athletes have on society is i...

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