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Make Your Opinion Count With The 2014 SBJ/SBD Reader Survey

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 21 / 14

The 10th annual SportsBusiness Journal/SportsBusiness Daily Reader Survey is currently underway, offering an opportunity for your voice and opinion to be heard. The survey features 100 questions across leagues, teams, facilities, sponsorship, media, and more. * What is your biggest gripe with a...

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Tags: ESPN, The Back of the Book, Walt Disney

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