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NFL Tells Teams They Can Sign One-Year Daily Fantasy Deals

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 25 / 15

The NFL told teams they could only sign daily fantasy deals for one year, conveying that message at the league's annual meeting in Arizona. Several teams have begun signing the deals, and the league wanted to formalize the space because it had no policy in the category. NFL VP/Communications Brian ...

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SportsBusiness Daily: Carlyle Group Buying PrimeSport Holdings

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

02/19/15
SportsBusiness Daily: NFL Suspends Efforts To Track Hits

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02/19/15
SportsBusiness Daily: NFL Ready To Settle American Needle Suit

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02/17/15
SportsBusiness Daily: Chargers Question Stadium Task Force

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Tags: Franchises

02/16/15
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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

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SportsBusiness Journal: Zebra tech coming to NFL combine

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