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2014 SBJ/SBD Reader Survey Seeks Your Input On Sports Business

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 24 / 14

It’s time to make your opinion known as the 10th annual SportsBusiness Journal/SportsBusiness Daily Reader Survey is underway. The survey features 100 questions across leagues, teams, facilities, sponsorship, media, and more. Some of the questions that you will find in this year's survey are...

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EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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OLYMPIC NOTES

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PRELIMINARY OVERNIGHT RATINGS FROM WEEKEND SPORTING EVENTS

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Tags: Fila USA, MLB, New York Yankees, Nike, Seattle Mariners, Sports Illustrated, YankeeNets

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WE GOT NO GAME: WNBA DEADLINE PASSES WITHOUT A NEW CBA

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LEAGUE NOTES

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NAMES IN THE NEWS

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