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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 27 / 15

$330 – Total amount of fines for five players listed on a TV monitor outside Virginia Tech’s football players’ lounge last night. The fine structure shown on the screen ranged “as low as $10 for missing a team breakfast … up to $100 for drawing a personal foul ...

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Franchise Notes

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Tags: Atlanta Thrashers, Basketball, Dallas Mavericks, Football, Franchises, Hockey, NFL, Pittsburgh Penguins, Southwest Sports Group, Time Warner

Twins, Gov. Ventura To Meet

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NFL.com To Land Major $$$?

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Tags: ESPN, Football, NFL, Media, Walt Disney

Names In The News

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Tags: Basketball, Cablevision, Football, Horse Racing, Magna Int'l, New York Knicks, Nike, People and Pop Culture

Most Feel XFL Will Succeed

With the XFL set to debut on Saturday, sports columnists have begun to offer their assessment of the WWF/NBC start-up league. In Boston, Bob Ryan calls the XFL "evil," but "it almost undoubtedly will

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Tags: Anheuser Busch, Baltimore Ravens, Football, MasterCard, New York Giants, Nike, PepsiCo

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