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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 02 / 15

MIAMI HERALD headline: " Bad Idea All Around To Hold 2022 World Cup In Qatar ." There "isn’t much good about the decision to keep the Cup in Qatar. Summer? Winter? Makes no difference. It’s a bad place to hold the Cup." The TAMPA BAY TIMES notes Rays President Brian Auld &...

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