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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 06 / 15

Under the header, " James Dolan 's Favorite Mistake," SPORTSONEARTH.com describes Isiah Thomas becoming Liberty President & co-Owner as a " hiring decision that defies all sense of good taste and feels more like bad satire ." ESPNW.com goes with the header, " WNBA In Good Hands As Young Tal...

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"Vowing to restore Dodger tradition and bolster the organization''s sagging morale after two tumultuous seasons under Fox," former Warner Bros. co-Chair Bob Daly was named team Chair & CEO yesterday,

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ARE LOBBYING OPPORTUNITIES KEY TO FEDEX NAMING RIGHTS DEAL?

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NAMES IN THE NEWS

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STUCK IN A HOLDING PATTERN? GRIZZLIES SALE NOT YET APPROVED

The sale of the Grizzlies to Bill and Nancy Laurie is "off the agenda" for today''s NBA Board of Governors meetings, according to a "well-placed" source of Craig Daniels of the TORONTO SUN. Daniels ca

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ONLINE NEWS & NOTES: PETER KING SEES BIG THINGS FOR NFL.COM

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AND 1 MORE GOOD REASON TO WORK HERE: ALL HOOPS, ALL THE TIME

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SUDDENLY SUSAN: SARANDON FEATURED IN ESPN'S NHL IMAGE SPOTS

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FACILITY NOTES

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NEW SI FOR WOMEN PUBLISHER LOOKS TO BOOST SALES FORCE

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WORLD CHAMPION YANKEES HIT THE MARKET AND TALK-SHOW CIRCUIT

The Yankees'' World Series victory will bring the team''s members "offers of millions of dollars in product endorsements," according to Judith Schoolman of the N.Y. DAILY NEWS. Steiner Sports Marketin

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