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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 01 / 15

A construction worker this morning was "being treated for a severe head injury" after metal scaffolding fell on him at the site of the Falcons' new stadium ( AJC.com, 7/1 ). Universal Sports Network today announced a multiyear distribution deal with Suddenlink. As of today, the net will be ava...

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