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

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Cirque Du Soleil Names President For NFL Experience Times Square

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 21 / 17

Cirque du Soleil named Danny Boockvar  President of the NFL Experience Times Square, which is scheduled to open in November. The attraction is designed to bring football to life through interactive displays on training regimens, game plans and physical challenges that allow guests to measure u...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Players group brings in Levinstein

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Tags: Atlanta Falcons, Bayer, Campbell Soup, Canon, Chicago Bears, Detroit Lions, Football, Fox, Frito-Lay, Houston Texans, Kraft Foods, NFL, Oakland Raiders, PepsiCo, Pittsburgh Steelers, Quaker Oats, Visa

SportsBusiness Journal: USTA split over president

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SportsBusiness Journal: NFLPA seeks to shake up revenue model

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SportsBusiness Journal: Pats’ SB patch will be a first

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Tags: Football, New England Patriots, NFL

SportsBusiness Journal: U.S. Open has plan for dry play

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SportsBusiness Journal: NFL, MSG reach deal for draft

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SportsBusiness Journal: NFL senior VP Steeg to step down

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SportsBusiness Journal: Kantarian strives for order on the court

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