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NBA Sends Draft Lottery Issue To Committee For More StudyPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 22 / 14
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver today said that owners have sent back the issue of draft lottery reform to the league's competition committee for additional study with a need to find the right balance between creating appropriate incentives and allowing a draft to work as it should. He also addr...
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Pirates Managing General Partner Kevin McClatchy "wowed a crowd of Pittsburgh notables" with his model of a new ballpark, "but shed little light on the team''s contribution" to its $203M cost, accordi
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Valparaiso Univ., heading to this weekend''s NCAA men''s Sweet 16, "has locals going bananas," according to George Lazarus of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. On Monday, the school''s Book Center had "sold or rec