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Time To Participate In The 2014 SBJ/SBD Reader Survey

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 20 / 14

It’s time to make your opinion known as the 10th annual SportsBusiness Journal/SportsBusiness Daily Reader Survey is underway. The survey features 100 questions across leagues, teams, facilities, sponsorship, media, and more. * How often do you watch live sports on a mobile device? ...

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MEDIA NOTES

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