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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: ATP to crack down on supplements

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SportsBusiness Journal: NFL’s next battle: Revenue sharing

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SportsBusiness Journal: NFL revenue-sharing still debated

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Tags: Buffalo Bills, Denver Broncos, Detroit Lions, Football, Houston Texans, New York Jets, NFL, Oakland Raiders

SportsBusiness Journal: USTA puts red ink behind

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SportsBusiness Journal: NFL Trust deal reportedly close

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SportsBusiness Journal: Reebok trying to redo Venus' deal

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SportsBusiness Journal: Nasdaq uses tourney to boost QQQ

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