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business

1. an industrial, commercial, or professional operation; purchase and sale of goods and services
2. a commercial or industrial establishment, such as a firm or factory
3. commercial activity; dealings (esp in the phrase do business)
4. volume or quantity of commercial activity
5. commercial policy or procedure
6. Theatre an incidental action, such as lighting a pipe, performed by an actor for dramatic effect
7. a group of ferrets
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Maury Brown is the Founder and President of the Business of Sports Network (http://www.businessofsportsnetwork.com/), which includes The Biz of Baseball, The Biz of Football, The Biz of Basketball and The Biz of Hockey.
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The network includes The Biz of Baseball, The Biz of Football, The Biz of Basketball, The Biz of Hockey, and our portal, the Business of Sports Network.
"My Biz falls perfectly in step with the Air Force's vision to transform the way personnel information is provided to and accessible by its military personnel and civilian employees," said Chuck Zedek, personnel systems program manager at the Air Force Personnel Center here.
The PaperFree EDI Adapter also operates with NEON's recently announced Open Business Interchange (Open Biz) product.
Quietly, a tall figure nimbly entered carrying a biz pole.
From college students working on papers, to media outlets both big and small, information provided across "The Biz of...." sites has been provided free of cost, something few media outlets provide.
NFLPA Memo Details Chronology Of CBA Negotiations Over Past Four Years (http://blogs.forbes.com/sportsmoney/2011/05/18/nflpa-memo-details-chronology-of-cba-negotiations-over-past-four-years/)(The Biz of Football)