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SportsBusiness Daily Seeks Entry-Level Staff Writer

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 29 / 14

SportsBusiness Daily is seeking an entry-level Staff Writer at our Charlotte, N.C., headquarters. Qualified candidates will have excellent knowledge of sports and business issues, with equally strong writing and verbal skills. Must also have a solid work ethic and thrive in a team environment. Stron...

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

08/28/14
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Michael Jordan and Roger Federer were brought together for the first time Monday at the U.S. Open by Nike execs for the debut of Federer's new line of tennis shoes, but ESPN's "on-air chatter" was not coordinated "between the athletes and the network," according to Sara Germano of the WALL STREET J ...

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Stanford Seeing Strong Season-Ticket Sales

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