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2 million – Downloads for “EA Sports UFC” during a two-month early launch window in Canada, South Korea, Singapore and Russia. The game was made available today in the U.S. for free on the App Store and Google Play ( EA ).

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LEAGUE NOTES

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11/17/98
LOPIANO WONDERS WHY SPORTS BIZ IS "SO FAR BEHIND" SOCIETY

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Tags: MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, Sports in Society, Sports Illustrated

11/17/98
PITTSBURGH PIRATES SEEK DIRECTOR OF PREMIUM SALES

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FRANCHISE NOTES

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