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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 01 / 14

The HOUSTON CHRONICLE's John McClain writes of Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones and Texans Owner Bob McNair , "They have different personalities and management styles, but both are passionate about football and the NFL. They're respected voices who serve on league committees and believe they should do ...

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THE RETURN PHI SLAMMA JAMMA: DREXLER A REVENUE BOOSTER

Univ. of Houston AD Chet Gladchuk "places" new men''s basketball coach Clyde Drexler''s "economic impact at nearly" $1.5M at the ticket window, according to Jerry Wizig of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. The C

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MICHAEL KEATON, VAL KILMER, GEORGE CLOONEY ... DALE JARRETT?

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NAMES IN THE NEWS

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STERN TESTIFIES AT HEARING; POLYNICE/KEMP DEALS CITED AS KEY

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BORNSTEIN SAYS ESPN "NOT PREOCCUPIED" WITH GOING REGIONAL

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Tags: ABC, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

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FRANCHISE NOTES

With the Canadian dollar "sagging to new all-time lows this summer on the world markets, it''s going to cost" Canadian NHL teams an extra C$3M in their operating budgets next season. Senators Presiden

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HAS MLB DONE ALL IT CAN TO MARKET TO HISPANIC GROUPS?

Marketers "should not assume that associating with soccer ... is an inherently better way to build cultural credibility with the Hispanic population," which currently spends $356B annually and is "exp

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