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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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07/07/98
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Tags: Foot Locker/Venator Group, The Sports Authority

07/07/98
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As reported Thursday, the NASCAR Pepsi 400 at Daytona Int''l Speedway, which was postponed Saturday due to brush fires in central FL, was rescheduled for October 17. The postponement "has officials at

Tags: CBS, Int'l Speedway Corp., NASCAR, News Corp./Fox, PepsiCo, Media, Viacom

07/07/98
MCCOMBS LANDS VIKINGS: $205M BID TOPS TAYLOR'S $180M OFFER

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Tags: Franchises, Minnesota Timberwolves, Minnesota Vikings, NFL

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In Baltimore, Peter Schmuck writes that while All-Star fan balloting "is the one real opportunity for the paying customers to play a decision-making role" in MLB, it is "[o]bviously not ... fair." Sch

Tags: Aramark, Chicago Cubs, Colorado Rockies, Dallas Stars, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, Southwest Sports Group

07/07/98
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Tags: Chicago Bears, Orlando Magic, Portland Trail Blazers, RDV Sports, Seattle Seahawks, People and Pop Culture, Vulcan Ventures

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