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NBA Sends Draft Lottery Issue To Committee For More Study

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 22 / 14

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver  today said that owners have sent back the issue of draft lottery reform to the league's competition committee for additional study with a need to find the right balance between creating appropriate incentives and allowing a draft to work as it should. He also addr...

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OVERNIGHT RATINGS OF WEEKEND NETWORK SPORTING EVENTS

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Tags: ABC, CBS, MLB, NBC, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, The Back of the Book, Viacom, Walt Disney

09/25/98
MEDIA NOTES

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Tags: ABC, Canadian Broadcasting Corp., ESPN, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Media, St. Louis Blues, St. Louis Cardinals, Toronto Blue Jays, Walt Disney

09/25/98
BILLS MAKE CHANGES AS VP/ADMINISTRATION MILLER LEAVES TEAM

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Tags: Buffalo Bills, Franchises, New Orleans Saints

09/25/98
NIKE GETS FINANCIAL BUMP COMING OUT OF GRACELAND

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Tags: Nike

09/25/98
COYOTES' HOWL FOR ARENA UPGRADES FALLING ON DEAF EARS?

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Tags: AFL, Facilities, Arizona Coyotes, WNBA

09/25/98
FOX SPORTS NET FOLLOWS SUIT, PULLS ANDRO ADS FROM THE AIR

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Tags: ESPN, News Corp./Fox, Media, Walt Disney

09/25/98
ESPN LOOKS FOR TECHNOLOGICAL FIRST DOWN WITH NEW FEATURE

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Tags: ABC, Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, Sportvision, Walt Disney

09/25/98
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Tags: ABC, CBS, IndyCar, MLB, NBC, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

09/25/98
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Tags: Facilities

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Tags: IBM, Olympics, OPUS, SLOC

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