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Hangin' With ... New Balance Football General Manager Richard Wright

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 03 / 27 / 15

RICHARD WRIGHT is the general manager of New Balance Football. Wright, a 33-year industry veteran, has developed football footwear for Nike, adidas and Umbro before joining Warrior to develop its Warrior Football line. In August, Warrior's parent company, New Balance, announced the decision...

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11/17/14
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11/14/14
Turkey Remains In Mix For '22 Ryder Cup

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11/14/14
Perth Owner 'Seething' Over Cup Final

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11/14/14
Qatar 'Ready' To Help Host Cup of Nations

Qatar FA President Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed al-Thani said that the country is "ready" to help organize the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations "even though it has not received an official request," according to the AFP. Al-Thani: "If officially asked, Qatar is ready to offer any help in hosting the ...

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