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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 21 / 14

Golfer Michelle Wie posted this shot and wrote, "Doin a little rearranging at the airport newstand this morning... @GolfDigest "

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08/04/98
RAVENS DEAL WITH DISPLACED FANS AS STADIUM OPENS

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08/04/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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08/04/98
NFL FRANCHISE NOTES

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Tags: Franchises, Minnesota Vikings, New England Patriots, San Francisco 49ers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

08/04/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

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Tags: Anheuser Busch, ATP, Burger King, CBS, CFL, ESPN, MasterCard, Nike, PVI, San Francisco 49ers, Viacom, Walt Disney, Washington Nationals, Wheaties

08/04/98
THE GART OF DEAL-MAKING: IS VENATOR'S TSA BID FADING?

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08/04/98
ALPHABET CITY: GO NEW YORK, GO NEW YORK, GO -- TO THE BANK

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08/04/98
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Tags: Franchises, NBA, Washington Capitals, Washington Mystics, Washington Wizards, WNBA

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

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