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NBA responds on salary cap, league revenue issues

04 / 23 / 14

Editor’s note: The following letter to the editor will appear in the April 28-May 4 issue of SportsBusiness Journal. In “How use of business analytics could have benefited union” ( SportsBusiness Journal, April 14-20 ), a...

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