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DeMaurice Smith Helps Unveil Universal Declaration Of Player Rights

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 14 / 17

The signing of a new "Universal Declaration of Player Rights" is meant to ensure that athletes in North America and around the globe enjoy the same rights that are guaranteed to workers in other industries, union and player association leaders said at a press conference today. "The importance of the...

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