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Who stands above all others in the sports business world? Submit your entry for the '15 SPORTS BUSINESS AWARDS by Friday, January 9 . We’re looking for the best in 15 categories, including: Sports Media Sports Television Digital Sports Media To see the full list of categorie...

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04/26/99
AND $25,000: APPAREL COMPANY PAYS SPREWELL'S FINE BY KNICKS

And 1, which recently signed an endorsement deal with Knicks G Latrell Sprewell, has "picked up" the $25,000 fine levied against him by the team for comments made by his agent, Robert Gist, according

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04/26/99
KRIMSKY LEAVING USOC AFTER 13 YEARS; OGREAN TO STEP UP

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04/26/99
AFTER TAGLIABUE'S VISIT, MA STADIUM PLANS BEGIN TO FORM

NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue visited Boston on Friday to meet with city and state leaders in an effort to prepare a viable plan to keep the Patriots in MA. On Saturday, Macero & Silberman reported

Tags: ESPN, Facilities, New England Patriots, NFL, Walt Disney

04/26/99
QUOKKA IPO EXPECTED TO RAISE CLOSE TO $58M

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04/26/99
SELIG ISSUES TOUGHEST DECLARATION YET ON MINORITY HIRING

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04/26/99
MEDIA NOTES

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04/26/99
DETROIT NEWS GOES INSIDE ILITCH FAMILY BUSINESS HOLDINGS

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Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, New York Jets, Philadelphia 76ers, People and Pop Culture

04/26/99
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