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You will see what I mean as you browse through this part. The evolving European model of professional sports finance. Article in Journal Paginated by Issue Journals paginated by issue begin with page one every issue; therefore, the issue number gets indicated in parentheses after the volume. For printed works, simply finish the reference list entry after the page numbers omit the. Extended Data figures should be prepared along slightly different guidelines compared to figures appearing in print, and may be multi-panelled as long as they fit to size rules see. Please note that print-publication quality figures are large and it is not helpful to upload them at the submission stage.
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