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Daniel Kaplan

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

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Sweet Caroline

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 08 / 31 / 15

The personable Wozniacki, interacting with fans at a tournament earlier this month, has a charm and accessibility that’s rare for most elite players. Photo by: GETTY IMAGES ...

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Tags: Manchester United, MLS, Soccer, This Week's Issue

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SportsBusiness Journal: Will Anna sue Penthouse?

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Tags: Octagon Group, Tennis, This Week's Issue

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