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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 20 / 15

“I’m not so sure that the decibel level is legal there, and I’m serious” – Pelicans coach Monty Williams , whose team is playing the Warriors in the playoffs, on the crowd noise at Oracle Arena ( INSIDEBAYAREA.com, 4/20 ). “No more smiling faces with hidden ...

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EVENT NOTES

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SLOW CLUB SALES HAVE GOLF COMPANIES ALTERING STRATEGIES

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U.S. SALES OF SPORTS LICENSED PRODUCTS NEAR $11B

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ESPN EXTENDS BIG EAST FOOTBALL CONTRACT; ABC LANDS GAMES

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A SIX PACK IN HARTFORD? BID FOR TEAM AIDED BY TRAVELERS?

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EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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