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Daniel Kaplan covers the NFL, finance and tennis for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Goldman to bankroll Chargers’ move

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 03 / 02 / 15

The Chargers and Raiders say they’ll build in Carson, Calif., if they do not reach deals in their current homes. Rendering: MANICA ARCHITECTURE Goldman Sachs will finance the Sa...

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03/02/15
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SportsBusiness Daily: Chargers Tap Pollack As Advisor

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