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Bud Selig Hails MLB's Technological Changes During His Tenure

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 21 / 14

Bud Selig spoke of the technological changes MLB has gone through during his 22 years as Commissioner as he was honored last night with the Lifetime Achievement award at Broadcasting & Cable's annual HOF dinner in N.Y. Joined by Commissioner-elect Rob Manfred and MLB Exec VP/Baseball Operati...

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THE SOONER THE BETTER FOR NIKE; ALPHA LINE GOES SWOOSHLESS

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THE SON ALSO RISES: A-B TO BACK EARNHARDT JR. IN RECORD PACT

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NFL GIVES IRVINE NFL HOPES A STIFF ARM; HOUSTON TALKS DRAG?

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09/22/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The late FLORENCE GRIFFITH JOYNER is remembered today. In Boston, John Powers writes that it was FloJo''s "style" that many will remember: "racy and edgy and undeniably glam" (BOSTON GLOBE, 9/22). In

Tags: Int'l Speedway Corp., People and Pop Culture

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SOSA TO LINK WITH MJ ON CHEVY SPOT? IS RIPKEN BACK IN VOGUE?

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Tags: ABC, ESPN, NBA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, PGA Tour, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, USA Networks, Walt Disney

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