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Last Chance To Enter SBD/SBJ's Annual Super Bowl Bowl Pick 'Em

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 30 / 15

With the Patriots and Seahawks set to meet in Glendale for Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, SportsBusiness Daily 's and SportsBusiness Journal 's annual Super Bowl pick 'em contest is open. Test your prognostication skills against those of your fellow subscribers. Those who best predict the game'...

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NAMES IN THE NEWS

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DUMPING ON OVITZ'S SITE: IS AREA IN JEOPARDY OVER WASTE?

The Carson, CA, site that Michael Ovitz wants to build an NFL stadium on "is tainted by an incredibly tangled ownership history and is filled with a messy combination of contaminants," according to Te

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JOHN MALONE FIGHTS FOR HIS LIBERTY IN AT&T MERGER WITH TCI

Liberty Media "will become an extremely, deep-pocketed investor scouting for new deals in Hollywood as a result of AT&T''s acquisition of TCI," according to Peers & Katz of DAILY VARIETY. Liberty "wil

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FRANCHISE NOTES

In L.A., Matt McHale reports that former Dodgers Exec VP Fred Claire "took the high road" at a press conference yesterday, choosing not to "rip" Peter O''Malley or Rupert Murdoch (L.A. DAILY NEWS, 6/2

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06/25/98
STERN SHOWS LITTLE OPTIMISM AS LOCKOUT APPROACHES

On "SportsCenter," ESPN''s David Aldridge reported that NBA Commissioner David Stern "offered almost no room for optimism" in avoiding a long lockout. Stern: "I think that once the shutdown comes, I w

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, NBC, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Walt Disney

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EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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Tags: Cablevision, Miami Heat, NBA, New York Knicks, People and Pop Culture

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MEDIA NOTES

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LEAGUE NOTES

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FACILITY NOTES

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Tags: Facilities, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

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