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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 23 / 14

The MMQB's Jenny Vrentas writes Sunday's Lions-Falcons game will allow U.S. fans to "forgo the usual pregame shows and watch actual football starting at 9:30am ET." That schedule "represents exactly what London means to the league: a growing business opportunity. But how much should the NFL seek to...

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