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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 25 / 14

FIFA today said that it "remains committed" to holding the '18 World Cup in Russia and that a "boycott would not be an effective way of reducing tensions in the region" ( REUTERS, 7/25 ). The MLBPA "filed a grievance" against the Astros this week, contending the club tried to "manipulate the si...

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TIMES-UNION PUTS DISCLAIMER ON WEB PAGE TO SETTLE DISPUTE

The NFL, Jaguars and the Florida Times-Union announced Tuesday "they had settled their dispute" over the publication''s Web site, according to an AP report in the DETROIT NEWS. On Monday, a disclaimer

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08/13/97
PORTLAND'S MASTER GAMES EXPECTS 25,000 ATHLETES

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08/13/97
SPANO SPENT ANOTHER $100,000 RIGHT BEFORE THE STORM

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08/13/97
NBA TEAMS LOOK TO THE PAST FOR NEW UNIFORM DESIGNS

The "constantly evolving fashion frenzy" of NBA uniforms was examined by ESPN''s Chris McKendry on "NBA Today." After the Jazz, Pistons and T-Wolves unveiled new uniforms last year, the 76ers, Wizards

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HICKS INCORPORATES LIN TV INTO "BUY-AND-BUILD STRATEGY"

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08/13/97
VIKINGS QB TO MAKE FASHION STATEMENT WITH CLOTHING LINE

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08/13/97
GOLF NEWS & NOTES: CALLAWAY COMPLETES PURCHASE OF ODYSSEY

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MEDIA NOTES

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