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Daniel Kaplan

Staff writer Daniel Kaplan covers the NFL, finance and tennis.

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TeamTennis stays out front with move to mike its players

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 07 / 17 / 17

EIN Mylan World TeamTennis will place microphones on players during its three-week season, which was set to begin Sunday night. The league becomes the first circuit in tennis to do so, following the l...

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

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