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Daniel Kaplan

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

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NFL data won’t go to gaming houses

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 04 / 20 / 15

The NFL has long taken a sharp stance against sports gambling. It’s rejected any suggestion it loosen its opposition position, and has ruled out ever playing a game in Las Vegas, where betting on sports is legal. So how does that stand mesh with the league choosing a company to distribute i...

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

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01/12/15
SportsBusiness Journal: NFLPA hopeful focuses on health benefits

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Tags: Labor and Agents

01/09/15
SportsBusiness Daily Global: Radwanska Adds Workday As Sponsor

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