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Remembering the passion and drive of a sports TV pioneer

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 09 / 18 / 17

A ll of the obituaries for Don Ohlmeyer last week carried the same themes. In The New York Times , Richard Sandomir referred to him as “a cocksure, creative personality.” Variety ’s Cynthia Littleton noted that he &ldqu...

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