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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 28 / 17

20.1 – Local rating in the New Orleans market last night for the clinching Florida-LSU College World Series Game 2, a “higher rating than every reg season college football game on ESPN in '16 except Ole Miss-LSU” ( TWITTER.com, 6/28 ).

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Monday, February 23, 2004 Profile of Jackie Kallen , the boxing manager who inspired “Against the Ropes.” The scandals rocking the Big 12 Conference are a cry for help. ...

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adidas Sues U.S. Polo Assoc.

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METS: Mets Owner Fred Wilpon, on re-starting ballpark negotiations with N.Y. Mayor Michael Bloomberg, "After 9-11, I told Mike Bloomberg that I was not even going to bring it up because it was the wro

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Gatorade Extends NFL Deal

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Swimsuit Issue Raises Eyebrows

The family of Justin Reyes, a sixth grader at Belpre (OH) Middle School, said that he was suspended for bringing the SI swimsuit issue to school last Wednesday, according to Angela Hatcher of WTAP-NBC

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In Minneapolis, Judd Zulgad notes that despite reports that the Twins and Victory Sports One officials would not consider FSN's latest proposal for the team's TV rights (see THE DAILY, 2/19), FSN Pres

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NASCAR Curbing Foul Language

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Closing Bell, February 23, 2004

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