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

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NFL looks for CMO after exec changes

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 09 / 01 / 14

The NFL is conducting a search for a new chief marketing officer after a series of high-level organizational changes that Commissioner Roger Goodell outlined in a memo sent last week to teams and league officials. Grubman ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Medal-hungry China loosens grip

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10/01/01
SportsBusiness Journal: ATP cutting its staff, budget

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SportsBusiness Journal: Henman, Adidas ink deal

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09/24/01
SportsBusiness Journal: Hicks wants to refinance

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09/24/01
SportsBusiness Journal: N.Y. facilities pushed to back burner

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