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Numerous Sports Execs Attend Closing Party At Popular N.Y. Pub

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 19 / 18

A group of current and former Fox Sports execs last night attended a closing party for Langan’s, a midtown Manhattan Irish pub that had long been favorite hangout for execs for the network, as well as well as other sports industry and media figures working in the area. Among those there were F...

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