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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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Tags: ABC, National Lacrosse League, PGA Tour, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

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KICK BACK: MLS FINAL SEASON RATINGS SEE DECLINE FROM '99

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Tags: ABC, AEG, Colorado Rapids, ESPN, Houston Dynamo, Los Angeles Galaxy, MLS, Nielsen, Media, Walt Disney

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NBC GEARS UP FOR NASCAR COVERAGE: WILL USE SKI CAMERA

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SLOC EXPERIENCES HUGE SURGE IN TIX SALES FOR 2002 GAMES

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Tags: Olympics, SLOC

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NAMES IN THE NEWS

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Tags: ABC, Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, NBC, Philadelphia 76ers, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Walt Disney

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CAPACITY CROWD GATHERS FOR PRESEASON GAME IN THE BIG EASY

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Tags: Boston Celtics, Franchises, Los Angeles Lakers, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA, New Orleans Pelicans, Toronto Raptors

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VERIZON MAY BE A PLAYER IN NAMING RIGHTS FOR FL STADIUM

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Tags: Facilities, Miami Marlins, Miami Dolphins, Verizon

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OUT OF FAVOR: HIGH-PROFILE WOMEN ASK NIKE TO APOLOGIZE

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Tags: NBC, Nike, Wieden Kennedy

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TALKING HEADS SAY WILD, WILD NIGHTS ARE AHEAD FOR NEW TEAM

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Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Dallas Stars, Franchises, Minnesota Wild, NHL, Philadelphia Flyers, Southwest Sports Group

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VA BUSINESS EXECS, JOHN HENRY WILLIAMS LATEST SOX SUITORS

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