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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 08 / 15

Fox Sports Digital named USA Today Sports Media Group VP/Digital Strategy MARK PESAVENTO  its senior VP of content. Pesavento, who helped launch USA Today’s "For the Win" site, will oversee all editorial and video content development for the company, as well as manage Fox Sports' social ...

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Ethiopia's national football team named Portugal’s MARIANO BARRETO as coach. Barreto, a former Ghana coach and assistant manager of Dynamo Moscow, was given the job after the Ethiopian Football Federation "failed to reach an agreement with first choice" GORAN STEVANOVIC of Serbia. Barreto ...

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04/25/14
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Protesters waving red cards at FIFA President SEPP BLATTER "overshadowed the opening of the new offices" of the Hong Kong FA at Ho Man Tin on Thursday. Blatter "airily brushed aside the presence of about a dozen young protesters" demonstrating against the deaths and the exploitation of migrant wor ...

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04/25/14
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Reuters' ALAN BALDWIN : "When asked if he was married or divorced, Mr E at first replied "both." "I like to remember the divorce part," he said..." BBC's RICHARD CONWAY : "Asked Ecclestone's swashbuckling lawyer at break if he is confident: "Always, always. I'm always defending innocent p ...

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04/25/14
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The most-read stories today on SportsBusinessDaily.com 1) Selig Says Cubs Owners Unfairly Criticized By Media In Ongoing Rooftop Battle 2) NFL Schedule Reveal: CBS Primetime Package Highlighted By Divisional Rivalries 3) MLB Investigating ESPN For Misusing Yankees Dugout Camera After ...

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04/24/14
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Russia's Human Rights Commissioner VLADIMIR LUKIN "has been re-elected as the president of the country's Paralympic Committee after its most successful Winter Games in history." Lukin has presided over the Paralympic Committee since '96. The re-election will take Lukin through the 2018 PyeongChang ...

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04/24/14
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Former ManU player PAUL SCHOLES has been brought on to ManU’s coaching staff for the club’s final four matches of the season. He will coach under interim Manager RYAN GIGGS , who was installed in the wake of DAVID MOYES ' sacking. Scholes "is expected to be in the dug-out on Saturday ...

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04/24/14
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London Independent's SAM WALLACE : "Barely a mention of United players in Moyes' statement. Presumably on basis that if you can't say something nice, don't say anything at all" Financial Times' ROGER BLITZ : "Moyes' dignified statement on his sacking concludes that task of rebuilding MUFC a ...

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04/24/14
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The most-read stories today on SportsBusinessDaily.com 1) Source: Jackson, Dolan Already Clashing Over Knicks' Personnel Decisions 2) Subway Breaks Into EPL, Signing A Multiyear Sponsorship Deal With Liverpool FC 3) Ron MacLean Apologizes After French Referee Comments Cause Social Me ...

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04/23/14
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Royal & Ancient CEO PETER DAWSON "is to retire" in Sept. '15. He will "also step down as secretary of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews." The R&A is to advertise the CEO's post this weekend and said that "an appointment is expected to be made in sufficient time to allow for an ...

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04/23/14
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K-League Seongnam FC coach PARK JONG-HWAN resigned "in the wake of accusations that he assaulted two players during a scrimmage last week." Seongnam FC said the 76-year-old "stepped down to accept responsibility" ( KOREA JOONGANG DAILY, 4/23 ). ... Racing Victoria "will stand by its decision" ...

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