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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 30 / 15

NWSL club FC Kansas City, nonprofit WIN for KC and Sporting KC will host a watch party for the U.S.-Germany FIFA Women's World Cup match in K.C.'s Power & Light District.

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During last night''s "Fox Sports News," Keith Olbermann reported that NBC is "deep in discussions" to bring Marv Albert back for the network''s basketball coverage this season. Olbermann cited "indust

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NBA GETTIN' JIGGY ON OPENING NIGHT WITH UNIQUE CD GIVEAWAY

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MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

In partnership with CA-based Upper Deck, CA-based Mattel will produce Michael Jordan action figures in three sizes -- 3 1/2", 6" and 13". The figures will be available in a limited run in spring ''99

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02/04/99
WTA TOUR SEES NO REASON TO SIDE-STEP AMELIE'S SEXUALITY

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BALTIMORE ARENA MANAGEMENT IS NOW THE CENTRE OF ATTENTION

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STRATEGIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE SPRING SUMMIT

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Tags: Classified Advertisements, ESPN, Marriott, Nike, Reebok, Sports Illustrated, Walt Disney

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METROSTARS NEW D'AMATO: "ANOTHER TEAM CAN FIT IN NEW YORK"

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MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

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