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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 30 / 14

84%  – Percentage of respondents to a poll on BUFFALONEWS.com who want Terry Pegula to be the Bills' next owner. Following Pegula, Donald Trump earned 6% of votes,  Jon Bon Jovi  and his Toronto group 3%, Tom Golisano 3%, and a "yet-to-be-discussed owner" 2%. At ...

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01/24/96
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01/24/96
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01/24/96
BUCS SAID TO BE WILLING TO LISTEN TO CITRUS BOWL PLAN

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01/24/96
ENDING DRIVE TO DIVERSIFY, MOLSON PLANS TO SELL DIVERSEY

Molson Cos., ending a drive to diversify away from its core business, said it has agreed to sell most of its cleaning- chemicals division for C$780M. Molson hasn''t decided on whether it will sell the

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01/24/96
TAGLIABUE STOPS AT THE SENATE ON HIS WAY TO PHOENIX

Appearing again before the Senate in search of legal protection to restrain franchise movement, NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue yesterday "assailed teams that sue the league to assert their rights to

Tags: CBS, Cleveland Browns, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NFL, Viacom, Walt Disney

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