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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 25 / 14

Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban will appear in a one-on-one interview on HBO's "Real Sports" at 9:00pm ET.

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01/19/99
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01/19/99
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01/19/99
FRANCHISE NOTES

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01/19/99
COLLECTIVE BARGAINING DISAGREEMENT: CAMP, SIGNINGS DELAYED

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01/19/99
THE HYPE HAS BEGUN: FOX'S $UPER $UNDAY SEES HUGE BOON

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Tags: Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos, Foot Locker/Venator Group, NBC, News Corp./Fox

01/19/99
THE WEST IS THE BEST! COMPANY MAKES OLYMPIC PAYMENT

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NAMES IN THE NEWS

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SOSA SET TO BE GUEST OF CLINTON'S AT STATE OF THE UNION

SAMMY SOSA will be the guest of PRESIDENT CLINTON during tonight''s State of the Union address, according to King & Orin of the N.Y. POST. Sosa was flying in from the Dominican Republic and will "prob

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LEAGUE NOTES

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