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Bayern Munich Partners With Columbia Univ. To Promote School's Sport Management Program

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 28 / 15

Bundesliga club Bayern Munich and Columbia University have announced a new partnership that will see the team become the exclusive European sports club partner of the school’s sports management graduate program. The first partnership of its kind for the Master of Science program, it will allow...

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Augsburg Reports $2.5M Profit For '13-14

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Haas Ready To Get F1 Project Underway

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Valencia's Chan Says Success Takes Time

Valencia President Chan Lay Hoon said that the club "will not enjoy instant success" following its takeover by Singapore billionaire Peter Lim and "will have to live within its means like any other club," according to Iain Rodgers of REUTERS. Chan, Valencia's first female president, was one of sever ...

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UEFA Confirms Nations League Format

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Bach: We Want Fresh Wind Coming In

IOC President Thomas Bach's reforms "may not represent a radical revolution, but they herald the most sweeping changes in the Olympic movement since the cleanup of the Salt Lake City bid scandal in 1999," according to Stephen Wilson of the AP. A revised bidding process. A flexible sports program. Mo ...

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Valenciennes Boss: Club Near Balance

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Study: PSG's Online Presence Best In Ligue 1

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