Affliction: Ready to Submit? 

March, 9, 2009
03/09/09
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Hear that gurgling noise in the world of sports business?

It's the sound of Affliction Entertainment, would be-rival to Ulitmate Fight Champion, getting strangled.


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Peter Keating is a senior writer at ESPN The Magazine, where he covers investigative and statistical subjects. He started writing "The Biz," a column looking at sports business from the fan's point of view, in 1999. He also coordinates the Magazine's annual "Ultimate Standings" project, which ranks all pro franchises according to how much they give back to fans. His work on concussions in football has earned awards from the Deadline Club, the New York Press Club and the Center for the Study of Sport in Society.
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