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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 24 / 17

Saturday Boxing HOFer  Evander Holyfield and featherweight champion Abner Mares will serve as analysts on the Fox network telecast of the Premier Boxing Champions bout headlined by  Deontay Wilder - Gerald Washington . The fight is at Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Ala.

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WTA Leadership Examined

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Media Notes

MINOR TWEAK: On Long Island, Harry Berkowitz cites sources as saying that "instead of forcing a major shakeup, News Corp. is expected to invoke only a relatively minor clause in the partnership agreem

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ESPN Sports Poll: Aussie Open

The ESPN Sports Poll, a service of TNS Intersearch, asks sports fans aged 12+ how interested they are in the Australian Open. With the Australian Open in full swing to kick off this year''s tennis sea

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Barrett Joins LA Stadium Group

Despite "concerns from the Saints," the state of LA''s 12-member stadium advisory group voted yesterday to hire CA-based financial consultant Daniel Barrett, who represented the Hornets in the team''s

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Final Weekend Nielsen Ratings

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Reality TV Grasps NBA/WNBA

NBAE, Original TV and production company Reveille are developing a primetime TV reality series for later this year, with the working title, "Who Wants To Be An NBA/WNBA Player?" The concept is based o

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Hallmark Titling Three Events

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Ex-Cowboys Go Car Shopping

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