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Source: Relativity Sports Unaffected By Relativity Media Layoffs

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 29 / 15

Relativity Sports' business operations are unaffected by layoffs at film and television studio Relativity Media, which owns a minority equity stake in the sports agency, a Relativity Sports source said today. Variety earlier today reported that Relativity Media issued layoff notices to 75 of it...

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