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NFL To Let Cardinals Fans Preview Super Bowl XLIX Stadium App

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 21 / 14

The NFL at today’s Seahawks-Cardinals game will allow fans to preview the Super Bowl Stadium App in advance of the Feb. 1 game at Univ. of Phoenix Stadium. The mobile app, which is available for both iOS and Android devices, allows users to access three types of video content – in-game h...

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OLYMPIC NOTES

The SYDNEY MORNING HERALD reports this morning that DaimlerChrysler has "threatened to cut three decades of financial support for the Olympics," including its involvement in the 2000 Games, because of

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03/10/99
LEAGUE NOTES

NFL: In Houston, John Williams writes that NFL Senior VP/Communications Joe Browne "scoffed" at yesterday''s Hollywood Reporter story that stated the league will award the 32nd franchise to L.A. at ne

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03/10/99
NCAA SETTLES SUIT, AGREES TO PAY $54.5M TO ASSISTANT COACHES

The NCAA agreed to pay $54.5M in damages "to settle a class action lawsuit by assistant coaches whose salaries were reduced in violation of federal antitrust laws," according to Athelia Knight of the

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03/10/99
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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03/10/99
EVERYBODY NEEDS A LOBBY: FOUR CANADIAN TEAMS HIRE FIRM

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03/10/99
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FRANCHISE NOTES

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