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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 29 / 14

SportsBusiness Daily is seeking an entry-level Staff Writer at our Charlotte, N.C., headquarters. Qualified candidates will have excellent knowledge of sports and business issues, with equally strong writing and verbal skills. Must also have a solid work ethic and thrive in a team environment. Stron...

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PISTONS OWNER DAVIDSON HAS REPORTED INTEREST IN LIGHTNING

Pistons Owner William Davidson "is in preliminary talks" with attorneys representing ownership of the Lightning about purchasing the team, according to Kupelian & O''Hara of the DETROIT NEWS. Pistons

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05/01/98
LEAGUE NOTES

In Chicago, George Lazarus reports that the city could host back-to-back ''99 WTA and Nuveen Tour tennis events. The WTA Tour has dropped its ''98 Chicago stop, but IMG Senior VP Gary Swain has asked

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05/01/98
MLB SETTLES ADIDAS SUIT; ANNOUNCES ON-FIELD LICENSEES

MLB, the Yankees and adidas announced a settlement of litigation which has led to adidas and MLB entering into an industry-wide national license and worldwide advertising rights agreement. The Yankees

Tags: MLB, New York Yankees, Nike, Reebok, Washington Nationals, YankeeNets

05/01/98
BLAZERS' DECISION ON RADIO ANNOUNCER'S FUTURE ANGERS AFFILS

At least five affils of the Trail Blazers radio network "are considering reducing or eliminating game coverage because of Bill Schonely''s pending departure as the team''s play-by-play announcer," acc

Tags: Portland Trail Blazers, Media, Vulcan Ventures

05/01/98
WHAT WAS THAT SWINGING FROM ZO'S LEG? HIGHLIGHTS AT 11:00

In an "unsightly scene" near the conclusion of last night''s Heat-Knicks game, Heat C Alonzo Mourning and Knicks F Larry Johnson were "taking swings at each other like prizefighters," with Knicks coac

Tags: Cablevision, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Madison Square Garden, Miami Heat, NBA, New York Knicks

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EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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Tags: BBDO, News Corp./Fox, PepsiCo, People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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