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Sun-Sentinel
Earth to Jeter - the Marlins need you, not the Dolphinsmeetings and showing how leadership works. Here’s who else needs to surface and
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
meetings and showing how leadership works. Here’s who else needs to surface and explain the Marlins situation: Commissioner Rob Manfred. Manfred was South Florida’s lone hope through this recent sale. That was written all along. Outgoing owner... Read more
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Sports Business Daily
Rob Manfred Makes Sweeping Changes In MLB's Executive Leadership, Front OfficeSBD/December 12, 2017/People and Pop Culture MLB Commissioner ROB MANFRED ha
Sports Business Daily / Posted yesterday
SBD/December 12, 2017/People and Pop Culture MLB Commissioner ROB MANFRED has started a "sweeping reorganization that unifies the league office," MLBAM and MLB Network... Read more
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New York Daily News
Monday's Sports In BriefYORK (AP) — Dan Halem and Tony Petitti have been promoted to deputy commissione
New York Daily News / Posted yesterday
YORK (AP) — Dan Halem and Tony Petitti have been promoted to deputy commissioner by baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred. Halem becomes deputy commissioner for baseball administration and remains chief legal officer, Manfred said... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Monday's Sports In BriefYORK (AP) — Dan Halem and Tony Petitti have been promoted to deputy commissione
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted yesterday
YORK (AP) — Dan Halem and Tony Petitti have been promoted to deputy commissioner by baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred. Halem becomes deputy commissioner for baseball administration and remains chief legal officer, Manfred said... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Sports BriefsYORK (AP) — Dan Halem and Tony Petitti have been promoted to deputy commissione
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted yesterday
YORK (AP) — Dan Halem and Tony Petitti have been promoted to deputy commissioner by baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred. Halem becomes deputy commissioner for baseball administration and remains chief legal officer, Manfred said... Read more
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Island Packet
Monday's Sports In BriefYORK (AP) — Dan Halem and Tony Petitti have been promoted to deputy commissione
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
YORK (AP) — Dan Halem and Tony Petitti have been promoted to deputy commissioner by baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred. Halem becomes deputy commissioner for baseball administration and remains chief legal officer, Manfred said... Read more
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Sports Business Daily
MLB Unveils Reorganization Of League Office, Executive Leadership MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred has started a "sweeping reorganization that unif
Sports Business Daily / Posted yesterday
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred has started a "sweeping reorganization that unifies the league office," MLBAM and MLB Network into "one entity" and elevates COO Tony Petitti and Chief... Read more
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New York Daily News
Rangers add shortstop lost by Braves in scandallost when former general manager John Coppolella was banned for life by Major L
New York Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
lost when former general manager John Coppolella was banned for life by Major League Baseball last month. Commissioner Rob Manfred said MLB's investigation determined the Braves funneled extra signing bonus money to five players in 2015-16 by... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Shohei Ohtani Investigation Expected After Star Chooses MLB Teamexample, or making quid-pro-quo promises outside of the rules." An anonymous t
Bleacher Report / Posted 5 days ago
example, or making quid-pro-quo promises outside of the rules." An anonymous team executive also told Olney commissioner Rob Manfred has given the subject of cheating "unprecedented" attention. Ohtani, 23, is expected to make a decision about... Read more
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The Morning Call
NFL players should let Roger Goodell keep his sweeping disciplinary powersNFL commissioner, or any major sports commissioner since the days of Kenesaw Mo
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
NFL commissioner, or any major sports commissioner since the days of Kenesaw Mountain Landis. Last month, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred banned a big league general manager from the sport for life. Every commissioner, in some form, holds broad... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Athletics' latest stadium proposal strikes outCollege District. We are disappointed that we will not have that opportunity."
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 6 days ago
College District. We are disappointed that we will not have that opportunity." Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred was also shocked about the lack of an opportunity for dialogue. "We applaud the efforts by the Oakland A's over... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Athletics' latest stadium proposal strikes outCollege District. We are disappointed that we will not have that opportunity."
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 6 days ago
College District. We are disappointed that we will not have that opportunity." Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred was also shocked about the lack of an opportunity for dialogue. "We applaud the efforts by the Oakland A's over... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Athletics' latest stadium proposal strikes outCollege District. We are disappointed that we will not have that opportunity."
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 6 days ago
College District. We are disappointed that we will not have that opportunity." Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred was also shocked about the lack of an opportunity for dialogue. "We applaud the efforts by the Oakland A's over... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Cleveland Indians expanding safety netting at Progressive Fieldto safety with the interactive nature of our game, something we know is also im
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 7 days ago
to safety with the interactive nature of our game, something we know is also important to our fans.” MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred said he was encouraged by teams’ efforts to expand netting at ballparks the day after a girl was hit by a 105 mph... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Former Braves GM Coppolella apologizes for rule violationsrights to 13 prospects and facing major restrictions on signing players outside
Savannah Morning News / Posted 7 days ago
rights to 13 prospects and facing major restrictions on signing players outside the United States until 2021. Commissioner Rob Manfred said the Braves’ organization fully cooperated in the investigation, but he also indicated the Coppolella... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Former Braves GM Coppolella apologizes for rule violationspractice before a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals P
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
practice before a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, in Washington. Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred has hit the Atlanta Braves with heavy sanctions, including the loss of nine players, for rules violations... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Former Braves GM Coppolella apologizes for rule violationsrights to 13 prospects and facing major restrictions on signing players outside
KTVN Reno / Posted 7 days ago
rights to 13 prospects and facing major restrictions on signing players outside the United States until 2021. Commissioner Rob Manfred said the Braves' organization fully cooperated in the investigation, but he also indicated the Coppolella... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Former Braves GM Coppolella apologizes for rule violationsrights to 13 prospects and facing major restrictions on signing players outside
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 8 days ago
rights to 13 prospects and facing major restrictions on signing players outside the United States until 2021. Commissioner Rob Manfred said the Braves' organization fully cooperated in the investigation, but he also indicated the Coppolella... Read more
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New York Daily News
Former Braves GM Coppolella apologizes for rule violationspractice before a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals P
New York Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
practice before a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, in Washington. Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred has hit the Atlanta Braves with heavy sanctions, including the loss of nine players, for rules violations... Read more
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New York Daily News
Braves GM John Coppolella apologizes following lifetime banCoppolella sent an email to ESPN apologizing to the Braves, fans, colleagues, M
New York Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
Coppolella sent an email to ESPN apologizing to the Braves, fans, colleagues, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred, and his family. He said he's "heartbroken" over what happened and has been "disgraced and humbled." "I have learned the lesson of a lifetime,... Read more
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New York Daily News
Major League Baseball has a serious Florida problemAs Commissioner Rob Manfred grapples with pace of game and decrease of action i
New York Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
As Commissioner Rob Manfred grapples with pace of game and decrease of action issues impacting fan interest in his game, the events in Miami and Tampa Bay these past couple of weeks have further demonstrated how baseball has a real Florida problem,... Read more
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Bleacher Report
MLB All-Star Voting 2017: Leaders, Standings and Updated Resultsleague homefield advantage in the World Series. That policy was met by critici
Bleacher Report / Posted 14 days ago
league homefield advantage in the World Series. That policy was met by criticism and ridicule, and MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred has put an end to it. The starters will be announced at 7 p.m. ET, and that event will be televised by... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
U.S. sports leagues waiting on ruling from Supreme Court regarding gambling"evil, creates doubt and destroys your sport." Selig and the NBA's David Stern
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
"evil, creates doubt and destroys your sport." Selig and the NBA's David Stern have since been replaced, respectively, by Rob Manfred and Adam Silver, both of whom have taken a fresh look at gambling. Silver argued three years ago in a New York... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
American pro sports leagues hedge their bets on legal gambling"evil, creates doubt and destroys your sport." Selig and the NBA's David Stern
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 15 days ago
"evil, creates doubt and destroys your sport." Selig and the NBA's David Stern have since been replaced, respectively, by Rob Manfred and Adam Silver, both of whom have taken a fresh look at gambling. Silver argued three years ago in a New York... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
US sports leagues are hedging their bets on legal gambling"evil, creates doubt and destroys your sport." Selig and the NBA's David Stern
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 15 days ago
"evil, creates doubt and destroys your sport." Selig and the NBA's David Stern have since been replaced, respectively, by Rob Manfred and Adam Silver, both of whom have taken a fresh look at gambling. Silver argued three years ago in a New York... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
US Sports Leagues Are Hedging Their Bets on Legal Gambling"evil, creates doubt and destroys your sport." Selig and the NBA's David Stern
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 16 days ago
"evil, creates doubt and destroys your sport." Selig and the NBA's David Stern have since been replaced, respectively, by Rob Manfred and Adam Silver, both of whom have taken a fresh look at gambling. Silver argued three years ago in a New York... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
US sports leagues are hedging their bets on legal gambling"evil, creates doubt and destroys your sport." Selig and the NBA's David Stern
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 16 days ago
"evil, creates doubt and destroys your sport." Selig and the NBA's David Stern have since been replaced, respectively, by Rob Manfred and Adam Silver, both of whom have taken a fresh look at gambling. Silver argued three years ago in a New York... Read more
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Island Packet
US sports leagues are hedging their bets on legal gambling"evil, creates doubt and destroys your sport." Selig and the NBA's David Stern
Island Packet / Posted 16 days ago
"evil, creates doubt and destroys your sport." Selig and the NBA's David Stern have since been replaced, respectively, by Rob Manfred and Adam Silver, both of whom have taken a fresh look at gambling. Silver argued three years ago in a New York... Read more
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Daily Herald
US sports leagues are hedging their bets on legal gamblinga stance that critics see as hypocritical. FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2017, file
Daily Herald / Posted 16 days ago
a stance that critics see as hypocritical. FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2017, file photo, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred responds to a question following the two-day meeting of Major League Baseball owners, in Chicago. As the Supreme... Read more
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New York Daily News
10 biggest Turkeys in baseball for 2017“I didn’t think anyone would think (bad) about what I meant with all those kind
New York Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
“I didn’t think anyone would think (bad) about what I meant with all those kinds of things and that,” Gurriel said later. Rob Manfred did. The Commissioner suspended him for seven games starting off the ’18 season. 8. MATT MOORE The best thing... Read more
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TribLIVE
Braves stripped of 13 prospects, ex-GM John Coppolella banned for lifepractice before a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals P
TribLIVE / Posted 20 days ago
practice before a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, in Washington. Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred has hit the Atlanta Braves with heavy sanctions, including the loss of nine players, for rules violations... Read more
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Beloit Daily News
Bucks' Teletovic to be sidelined for 4 weeksGordon Blakeley, who was the team's international scouting chief, was suspended
Beloit Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
Gordon Blakeley, who was the team's international scouting chief, was suspended from baseball for one year by Commissioner Rob Manfred. Sanctions imposed by Manfred leave the Braves unable to bargain at full strength for a top Latin American... Read more
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SportingNews
Braves' extreme punishment shows Rob Manfred is serious about cleaning up baseball— deliberate, conniving, complicated efforts to circumvent the system in place
SportingNews / Posted 21 days ago
— deliberate, conniving, complicated efforts to circumvent the system in place from 2015 through 2017 — and commissioner Rob Manfred wanted to make a statement that this is not OK. Mission accomplished. Coppolella, the ringleader, is banned... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Braves stripped of 13 prospects; Coppolella banned for lifeGordon Blakeley, who was the team’s international scouting chief, was suspended
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 21 days ago
Gordon Blakeley, who was the team’s international scouting chief, was suspended from baseball for one year by Commissioner Rob Manfred. Sanctions imposed by Manfred leave the Braves unable to bargain at full strength for a top Latin American... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Braves Stripped Of 13 Prospects, Former GM Coppolella Banned For LifeGordon Blakeley, who was the team’s international scouting chief, was suspended
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 21 days ago
Gordon Blakeley, who was the team’s international scouting chief, was suspended from baseball for one year by Commissioner Rob Manfred. Sanctions imposed by Manfred leave the Braves unable to bargain at full strength for a top Latin American... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Braves stripped of 13 prospects, Coppolella banned for lifeGordon Blakeley, who was the team's international scouting chief, was suspended
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 21 days ago
Gordon Blakeley, who was the team's international scouting chief, was suspended from baseball for one year by Commissioner Rob Manfred. Sanctions imposed by Manfred leave the Braves unable to bargain at full strength for a top Latin American... Read more
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New York Daily News
Tuesday's Sports in BriefGordon Blakeley, who was the team's international scouting chief, was suspended
New York Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
Gordon Blakeley, who was the team's international scouting chief, was suspended from baseball for one year by Commissioner Rob Manfred. Sanctions imposed by Manfred leave the Braves unable to bargain at full strength for a top Latin American... Read more
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Island Packet
Braves stripped of 13 prospects, Coppolella banned for lifeGordon Blakeley, who was the team's international scouting chief, was suspended
Island Packet / Posted 21 days ago
Gordon Blakeley, who was the team's international scouting chief, was suspended from baseball for one year by Commissioner Rob Manfred. Sanctions imposed by Manfred leave the Braves unable to bargain at full strength for a top Latin American... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
AP Sports DigestGordon Blakeley, who was the team's international scouting chief, was suspended
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 21 days ago
Gordon Blakeley, who was the team's international scouting chief, was suspended from baseball for one year by Commissioner Rob Manfred. Sanctions imposed by Manfred leave the Braves unable to bargain at full strength for a top Latin American... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Update on the latest in sports:contract. The fee is expected to max out at $20 million. In other baseball new
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 21 days ago
contract. The fee is expected to max out at $20 million. In other baseball news: - Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred has come down hard on the Atlanta Braves for circumventing international signing rules from 2015-17.... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Braves lose prospects, executive banned for lifeGordon Blakeley, who was the team’s international scouting chief, was suspended
Rutland Herald / Posted 21 days ago
Gordon Blakeley, who was the team’s international scouting chief, was suspended from baseball for one year by Commissioner Rob Manfred. Sanctions imposed by Manfred leave the Braves unable to bargain at full strength for a top Latin American... Read more
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Boston Globe
MLB hits Altanta Braves with harsh sanctionsBaseball commissioner Rob Manfred hit the Atlanta Braves with heavy sanctions,
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred hit the Atlanta Braves with heavy sanctions, including the loss of 13 players, for circumventing international signing rules from 2015-17. Manfred also banned former Braves GM John Coppolella from baseball for life,... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Braves stripped of 13 prospects, Coppolella banned for lifeGordon Blakeley, who was the team's international scouting chief, was suspended
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 21 days ago
Gordon Blakeley, who was the team's international scouting chief, was suspended from baseball for one year by Commissioner Rob Manfred. Sanctions imposed by Manfred leave the Braves unable to bargain at full strength for a top Latin American... Read more
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TSN
MLB strips Braves of nine international playersGordon Blakeley, who was the team's international scouting chief, was suspended
TSN / Posted 21 days ago
Gordon Blakeley, who was the team's international scouting chief, was suspended from baseball for one year by Commissioner Rob Manfred. Sanctions imposed by Manfred leave the Braves unable to bargain at full strength for a top Latin American... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Braves lose players; former GM John Coppolella bannedGordon Blakeley, who was the team’s international scouting chief, was suspended
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 21 days ago
Gordon Blakeley, who was the team’s international scouting chief, was suspended from baseball for one year by Commissioner Rob Manfred. Sanctions imposed by Manfred leave the Braves unable to bargain at full strength for a top Latin American... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Braves stripped of 13 prospects, Coppolella banned for lifeGordon Blakeley, who was the team's international scouting chief, was suspended
KTVN Reno / Posted 21 days ago
Gordon Blakeley, who was the team's international scouting chief, was suspended from baseball for one year by Commissioner Rob Manfred. Sanctions imposed by Manfred leave the Braves unable to bargain at full strength for a top Latin American... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Braves stripped of 13 prospects, Coppolella banned for lifeGordon Blakeley, who was the team's international scouting chief, was suspended
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 21 days ago
Gordon Blakeley, who was the team's international scouting chief, was suspended from baseball for one year by Commissioner Rob Manfred. Sanctions imposed by Manfred leave the Braves unable to bargain at full strength for a top Latin American... Read more
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New York Daily News
Braves stripped of 13 prospects, Coppolella banned for lifeGordon Blakeley, who was the team's international scouting chief, was suspended
New York Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
Gordon Blakeley, who was the team's international scouting chief, was suspended from baseball for one year by Commissioner Rob Manfred. Sanctions imposed by Manfred leave the Braves unable to bargain at full strength for a top Latin American... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Rob Manfred Strikes Fear in Heart of MLB by Banning Former Braves GM for LifeRegarding Braves' Violations," it said, and that's exactly what this was. It w
Bleacher Report / Posted 21 days ago
Regarding Braves' Violations," it said, and that's exactly what this was. It was a statement, perhaps the strongest one Rob Manfred has made yet in his three years as the commissioner of baseball. It was a statement heard round the baseball... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Braves lose 13 international players in MLB sanctionspractice before a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals P
Connecticut Post / Posted 21 days ago
practice before a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, in Washington. Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred has hit the Atlanta Braves with heavy sanctions, including the loss of nine players, for rules violations... Read more
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