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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 23 / 15

H.J. Heinz Co. has opted not to advertise during NBC’s Super Bowl XLIX broadcast despite “success with last year’s Super Bowl commercial” ( BIZJOURNALS.com, 1/23 ). San Diego-based golf simulator firm Full Swing Golf formally announced that it has signed Jordan Spieth ...

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