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Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 09 / 15 / 14

AUBURNDALE, FLA. Rugby finals call Florida home NDP Championships, a division of Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, reached a three-year agreement with Polk County, Fla., to host The Sevens Championship, the first youth and high school rugby sevens North American championship tournament, at L...

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08/05/02
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AKRON, OHIO Drivers attend soap box derby Ricky Craven, white car, and Jerry Nadeau, blue, get ready for their ceremonial heat. NASCAR's recently announced affiliation wit ...

Tags: ABC, Action Sports, Adidas, AHL, Arizona Diamondbacks, Baseball, Basketball, Championship Auto Racing Teams Inc., Coast to Coast, Colleges, ECHL, Football, Fox, Golden State Warriors, Golf, Hockey, Horse Racing, IMG, Miami Dolphins, Minnesota Lynx, Minnesota Wild, Motorsports, NASCAR, New York Yankees, NFL, Oakland Athletics, Olympics, Philadelphia Phillies, Pizza Hut, Tampa Bay Lightning, Tennis, Washington Mystics

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F ootball teams — high school, college and pro — are back at preseason training, and that brings back to mind the tragic deaths last year of football players Korey Stringer, Devaughn Darling, Eraste Autin, Rashidi Wheeler and Curtis Jones. While I don't want to ap ...

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08/05/02
Leadership shakeup at USOC

T he winds of U.S. Olympic politics are strangely calm in the aftermath of a leadership shakeup caused by a sudden resignation. Is a storm quietly brewing, or has a new era dawned? On the heels of a wildly successful Salt Lake City Winter Games for the U.S. team, the massive U ...

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08/05/02
Student Sports links with msnbc

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07/15/02
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BALTIMORE 2 local PR firms crafting Olympic bid Washington may have top billing over Baltimore in the cities' joint bid for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, but two Baltimore public relations firms are crafting a key piece of the bid itself. Warschawski Public ...

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Hawaii hires Frazier as AD

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Atlanta honors 1996 Olympics

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06/24/02
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Sports commissions list

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