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Tom Jackson Named Pro Football HOF's Rozelle Award Winner

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 07 / 15

The Pro Football HOF today named ESPN's Tom Jackson the '15 recipient of the Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award. The annual honor recognizes "longtime exceptional contributions to radio and television in professional football." Jackson will be feted during the Aug. 8 enshrinement ceremony. He joi...

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MEDIA NOTES

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FACILITY NOTE

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LEAGUE NOTES

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FRANCHISE NOTES

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