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04 / 17 / 14

La Liga side Real Sociedad extended the contract of coach JAGOBA ARRASATE , who will remain with the club through the '15-16 season. Arrasate is in his first year as Real Sociedad's head coach after serving as an assistant ( INSIDE SPANISH FOOTBALL, 4/16 ). ... MARCO POLO DEL NERO was elected u...

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04/04/14
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League Championship side Nottingham Forest confirmed the appointment of STUART PEARCE "as their new manager from July 1." Owner and Chair FAWAZ AL HASAWI "confirmed the appointment via Twitter ahead of a 12.30pm press conference." Former Forest favorite Pearce, whose last role was with England's ...

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04/04/14
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German media corporation Constantin Medien has appointed supervisory board member FRED KOGEL "as its new COO." Kogel "will start his new position on Oct. 1." In addition, Kogel "will become COO of Constantin Film's TV and new business department." KF 15 Manging Dir DIETER HAHN "is expected to su ...

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04/04/14
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BBC's JENNIE GOW : "Sitting here in  @BAH_Int_Circuit reminds me of a certain # MotoGP circuit in Qatar…looks fantastic! # F1 " London Guardian's OWEN GIBSON : "Good debate at #ESASponSummit over poor image of sponsorship industry. Generally agreed it needs a single voi ...

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04/04/14
The Starting Five

The most-read stories today on SportsBusinessDaily.com 1) Ortiz Criticized As Selfie With Obama Viewed As Samsung Marketing Stunt 2) Sandy Grossman, Stalwart Of NFL Production For CBS/Fox, Dies At Age 78 3) Chris Hansen Not Interested In Bringing NHL To Seattle, Remains Focused On N ...

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04/03/14
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The Panama Football Federation (FEPAFUT) announced on Tuesday that it hired RAIZA GUTIÉRREZ as the coach of Panama's women's national team ( RADIO PANAMA, 4/1 ). ... OSCAR CURUTCHET was on Wednesday named the new president of the Uruguayan FA (AUF). The appointment of Curutchet follows ...

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04/03/14
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Omega Dubai Desert Classic champion STEPHEN GALLACHER "has been made a global ambassador by event organisers golf in DUBAi." His role as global ambassador "will see him wear the golf in DUBAi brand as part of a three-year deal until 2017" ( GULF NEWS, 4/2 ). STORM MAY CHALLENGE PENALTY : Nat ...

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04/03/14
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TV presenter GARY LINEKER : "Another debacle from those in charge of Barca's transfer policy. For a club of their stature, actions were neither necessary nor acceptable." London Daily Mirror's JOHN CROSS : "David Luiz on cue to show that maybe Barcelona's transfer ban isn't such a bad t ...

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04/03/14
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The most-read stories today on SportsBusinessDaily.com 1) Did D-Backs-Giants Missed Call Expose Holes In MLB's New Replay System? 2) Michael Strahan Reportedly Joining ABC's "GMA," But Will Keep NFL Role With Fox 3) SportsNet LA Airs First Dodgers Game As Lack Of Carriage Irks Fans, ...

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04/02/14
Film Review: 'The Second Game'

Romanian film director CORNELIU PORUMBOIU ’s "formal experimentalism either flatlines or finds witty" new heights in “The Second Game,” which "may or may not be a film at all," according to Guy Lodge of VARIETY. Presenting the footage of a snow-hampered '88 Romanian football match ...

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04/02/14
Felix Neureuther Shocks Germany

Radio channel Bayern 1 and German Alpine skier FELIX NEUREUTHER "have shocked Germany with an April Fools joke," according to the KURIER. In an interview with Bayern 1, Neureuther said, "I've simply received an extremely great offer from the Austrian Ski Federation, which the Germans couldn't comp ...

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