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David Broughton is research director for SportsBusiness Journal.

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Sports Leagues Among Groups On Homeland Security Call After Manchester

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 24 / 17

Officials from various entertainment companies, including several sports organizations, were part of a conference call with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security yesterday, which organized the discussion in the wake of the terror attack at Manchester Arena. The call was hosted by acting DHS Deput...

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05/22/17
SportsBusiness Daily: Sales Of Licensed Products Up 4.4% In '16

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05/19/17
SportsBusiness Daily: Applebee's Sees Big Visibility For New Ad

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05/15/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Capital One, Coke crack sponsor top 10

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05/11/17
SportsBusiness Daily: Opdivo Leads Brand Exposure During Derby

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05/10/17
SportsBusiness Daily: Louisville Slugger Retiring Jeter's Bat Model

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04/24/17
SportsBusiness Journal: NBA gets Safety Act certification

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

04/19/17
SportsBusiness Daily: Soccer Properties Continue To Lead On Social

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SportsBusiness Daily: Masters Week Heavy On M-B, AT&T Spots

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