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Sports Business Awards: ESPN Wins Best In Sports Media

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 21 / 15

ESPN completed a sweep of the Sports Business Awards’ media categories by winning Best in Sports Media. This marks only the second time in the SBA’s eight-year history that the same company swept all three sports media awards; NBC Sports Group won all three last year. ESPN was honor...

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