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Athletico Ends Sponsorship Of Cubs, Will Maintain Partnerships With Other Area Teams

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 02 / 14

See the full listing for ATHLETICO Illinois-based physical therapy provider Athletico "has decided to stop sponsoring" the Cubs "after seven years," according to Corilyn Shropshire of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. Athletico President Mark Kaufman said that the two parties "had a l...

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