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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 04 / 15

SABRINA CARROZZA is the founder and principal of communications agency Sabrina LCP Communications. Carrozza founded the agency in '11 and counts several brands from the world of sports as her clients, including digital media group Perform. Prior to founding her own company, Carrozza worked for a n...

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Mexico, Germany Could Host NFL Games

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