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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 25 / 14

Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban will appear in a one-on-one interview on HBO's "Real Sports" at 9:00pm ET.

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02/05/99
GENESIS DIRECT FEELS ITS HOME BY THE SEA IS ONLINE

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02/05/99
STERN PROMISES A KINDER, GENTLER NBA IN SHORTENED SEASON

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LEAGUE NOTES

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02/05/99
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02/05/99
ESPN CHILTON SPORTS POLL: FAVORITE PRO ATHLETE

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MEDIA NOTES

In DC, Andrew Beyer writes that Fox, avoiding some of the "common annoyances" of coverage by ABC and ESPN, made an "intelligent effort" to appeal to "non-hardcore fans" during its inaugural racing bro

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02/05/99
WHAT A LONG STRANGE TRIP IT'S BEEN: DIERDORF AND ABC PART

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02/05/99
DOES LACK OF INCLUSION HAVE PHOENIX WORRIED ABOUT PATS DEAL?

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02/05/99
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