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Texas Gov. Abbott Highly Critical Of NFL For Stance On State's Controversial Bathroom Bill

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 15 / 17

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is "blasting the NFL for raising the prospect that Texas' so-called 'bathroom bill' could impact future events in the state -- wading into a debate he has so far mostly steered clear of," according to Patrick Svitek of the TEXAS TRIBUNE. Abbott yesterday said, "The NFL is wa...

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Augusta Tabs PR Crisis Expert

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N.Y. Times Explains Stance

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Title IX Group Seeks Changes

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Wyman Discusses Resignation

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Augusta Member Resigns

Wyman Leaves Augusta Thomas Wyman, former CEO of CBS and a 25-year member of Augusta National, has "resigned from the club" in protest of its "refusal to admit a female member," according to Bill Penn

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"60 Minutes" Enters Title IX Talk

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Poll Shows Opinions On Augusta

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Burk Pledges More Letter-Writing

National Council of Women''s Organizations (NCWO) Chair Martha Burk said yesterday that she will "escalate her campaign to have women admitted to Augusta National Golf Club in the next two weeks," acc

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Ty Votaw On Augusta National

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