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SportsBusiness Daily Seeks Entry-Level Staff Writer

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 29 / 14

SportsBusiness Daily is seeking an entry-level Staff Writer at our Charlotte, N.C., headquarters. Qualified candidates will have excellent knowledge of sports and business issues, with equally strong writing and verbal skills. Must also have a solid work ethic and thrive in a team environment. Stron...

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GET SMART: SRI LANDS THE BIG FOUR, OTHERS FOR RATINGS SYSTEM

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Tags: ABC, CBS, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Nielsen, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

08/03/98
"SADDENED" BY SCANDAL, FESTINA STICKS WITH SPONSORSHIP

The Tour de France concluded yesterday, and during ABC''s weekend coverage Festina, which sponsored the team that was thrown out of this year''s race for doping, ran an ad during Tour coverage. The sp

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Events and Attractions, Walt Disney

08/03/98
PENGUINS NAME INTERIM CEO IN EFFORT TO TURN FINANCES AROUND

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Tags: Franchises, NHL, Pittsburgh Penguins

08/03/98
CFL'S FASHION POLICE NAB ARCHER SPORTING NIKE ON SIDELINES

CFL Eskimos QB David Archer "infuriated" league and adidas execs "by wearing Nike wristbands" during a game on Friday night, according to Marty York of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. After some players con

Tags: CFL, Nike, Washington Nationals

08/03/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

MLB: In Seattle, Larry Stone, on the Mariners'' trading P Randy Johnson to the Astros for three minor-leaguers: "[U]ntil the Mariners give a proper explanation as to why they couldn''t get more for Jo

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Boston Bruins, Chicago Bears, Franchises, Houston Astros, Miami Dolphins, Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Vikings, MLB, NFL, NHL, San Francisco 49ers, San Jose Sharks, Seattle Mariners

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FACILITY NOTES

Lions Vice Chair Bill Ford said that he "would like" the team to be playing in its new downtown stadium in 2000, but added that he "doesn''t think that is realistic." The team is in the beginning stag

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Buffalo Bills, Detroit Lions, Facilities, HOK Sports, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Wilson Sporting Goods

08/03/98
MLS ALL-STAR WEEKEND II: LOGAN'S LOGIC ABOUT MLS' HEROES

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLS

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Tags: Finance, NBA, Puma

07/31/98
FACILITY NOTES

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Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Denver Broncos, Facilities, New York Jets

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MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

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Tags: Dallas Stars, NASCAR, R J Reynolds, Southwest Sports Group

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