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David Broughton

David Broughton is research director for SportsBusiness Journal.

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Dairy Queen Leads Weekly Sports TV Impressions With "Miracle Treat Day" Spot

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 04 / 17

Dairy Queen raised more than $4M during its annual "Miracle Treat Day," when the QSR donates $1 or more to support Children's Miracle Network Hospitals for every Blizzard purchased July 27. The spot that DQ aired promoting the effort generated more than 27.2 million impressions in U.S. households...

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

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SportsBusiness Daily: NCAA Biggest TV Ad Spender On Women's Tourney

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SportsBusiness Daily: AT&T Is Top NCAA Tourney TV Spender To Date

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SportsBusiness Daily: Alfa Romeo Spot Scores During WBC Games

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SportsBusiness Daily: Pitt Selects Heather Lyke As AD

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Tags: Colleges

SportsBusiness Journal: NFL fans go 3-for-3 in knowing sponsors

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SportsBusiness Journal: College venues act as temp stop

While they wait for construction to be completed on their new stadiums, Major League Soccer’s two newest franchises will each pay more than $1 million to play their first several games at a college football stadium near their eventual permanent home, according to lease agreements for both club ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Gift suite debuts at Women’s Final Four

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Tags: Colleges

SportsBusiness Journal: Players in the esports space

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SportsBusiness Journal: Trends, numbers to watch in esports

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