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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 29 / 15

1) FIFA's Sepp Blatter Likely To Be Re-Elected, But Can He Survive In The Long Term? 2) Visa, Adidas Among Top FIFA Sponsors Speaking Out Following Corruption Arrests 3) Oregon Tops List Of Public School Athletic Finances, With Texas A Distant Second 4) FIFA Facing Untold Consequences Afte...

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12/29/14
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The shareholders of radio station Ekho Moskvy on Tuesday elected a new CEO. Former Sochi 2014 Olympic Organizing Committee PR Dir MIKHAIL DEMIN "will hold the post for the next three years" after 99.9% of the radio station's shareholders voted in his favor. Demin ...

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12/29/14
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JOHN GREGORY has "stepped down as manager" of League One side Crawley Town "because he needs to undergo heart surgery." The 60-year-old managed Aston Villa, Derby County and Queens Park Rangers and "played six times for England" ( REUTERS, 12/27 ). ... South Africa's 2007 World Cup winning rugby ...

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12/29/14
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Whether you agree or not, good to managers willing to speak their mind like Mourinho — Rob Harris (@RobHarris) December 28, 2014 Falcao's performance against Newcastle celebrated on front page of Colombia's El Tiempo pic.twitter.com/DDeDmO38ss — tariq panja (@tariqpanja) ...

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12/23/14
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UFC named IMG Int'l VP/Asia KENNETH BERGER exec VP and GM of Asia ( UFC ). ... Ferrari recruited JOCK CLEAR , the Mercedes engineer who helped LEWIS HAMILTON win this year's F1 world championship, "as the last key element in the Italian team's rebuilding after a dismal year." Team Principal MA ...

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12/23/14
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EPL side Newcastle midfielder JONAS GUTIERREZ "made a winning comeback after overcoming testicular cancer." The 31-year-old, who underwent surgery in September, "played for 87 minutes as captain in Monday's 4-1 Under-21 Premier League Cup win over West Ham" ( BBC, 12/22 ). ... The Int'l Cricke ...

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12/23/14
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12/23/14
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12/22/14
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Scottish Championship side Rangers shareholder MIKE ASHLEY appointed "one of the retail entrepreneur’s trusted football advisers as chief executive." DEREK LLAMBIAS "takes up the post with immediate effect." He "had joined Rangers as a non-executive director," nominated by Ashley, last mon ...

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12/22/14
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