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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 04 / 16

This seemed to work out well for the last guy. pic.twitter.com/LYn1qVCuDd — Trevor Siemian (@TrevorSiemian) December 3, 2016

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Losing Revenue Sharing Could Cut A's Payroll More

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NFL Re-Evaluates Scheduling For Teams Playing "TNF"

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Tiger's Deal With Monster Energy Is Multiyear

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Ganassi: France Endorsing Trump Will Help

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CFP Participants Get Massive Gift Haul

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'Canes Allowed To Withhold Some Financial Figures

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LeBron Happy With Latest SI Award

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