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Daniel Kaplan

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

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Hawks’ price fails to match lofty predictions

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 04 / 27 / 15

The Atlanta Hawks are selling for what sources say is in the neighborhood of $850 million. Photo by: GETTY IMAGES When all is said and done, the equity paid for the Atlanta Hawks in t...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Evans inks Nike deal

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10/29/01
SportsBusiness Journal: YankeeNets to buy back debt

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SportsBusiness Journal: N.Y. marathon security

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10/29/01
SportsBusiness Journal: CART suffers losses

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10/22/01
SportsBusiness Journal: Raising sports money tougher

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10/22/01
SportsBusiness Journal: CART future unclear

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10/15/01
SportsBusiness Journal: ISC's Q3 earnings beat expectations

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10/15/01
SportsBusiness Journal: SFX signs Russian tennis player

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SportsBusiness Journal: Civil war to break out in CART?

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