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2014 SBJ/SBD Reader Survey Seeks Your Input On Sports Business

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 24 / 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. Some of the questions that you will find in this year's survey are...

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11/19/97
MEDIA NOTES

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Tags: HBO, Nielsen, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, UPS

11/19/97
THE BEAUTY OF THE MARKET BEAST: DISNEY'S EARNINGS UP

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11/19/97
NCAA FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME LOOKS TO SECURE FINANCIAL FOOTING

The College Football Hall of Fame in South Bend, IN, "is struggling" with attendance, as Exec Dir Bernie Kish said that early projections were "overly ambitious" and corporate sponsorship "hasn''t app

Tags: Burger King, Coca-Cola, Colleges, NCAA

11/19/97
FRANCHISE NOTES

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Tags: ECHL, Franchises, NHL, Phoenix Mercury, San Jose Sharks

11/19/97
FIFA ANNOUNCES VENUES: EVERYTHING'S ROSEY EXCEPT IN DC

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Tags: Events and Attractions

11/19/97
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Tags: CFL, Finance

11/19/97
BOOK REVIEWS: FINALLY, "HOCKEY FOR DUMMIES;" BIRD GROUNDED?

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Tags: Indiana Pacers, NHL, Media

11/19/97
ARIZONA REVIEWER GIVES HIGH MARKS TO ESPN'S DRAFT COVERAGE

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11/19/97
ISIAH TALKS TO THE PEACOCK; ARE RAPTORS IN A FOWL MOOD?

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Tags: Franchises, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NBA, NBC, Toronto Raptors

11/19/97
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