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Published January 17, 2011
The DALLAS MORNING NEWS' Scott Farwell writes under the header, "Do athletes' nonprofits help others as much as they help players' profiles?" In a related piece, Farwell calls on experts to assess the results of Dallas-area athletes' charities (DALLAS MORNING NEWS). Also, the pro tennis community and Mets 3B David Wright are some of the athletes who make charity work a regular habit.
The ORLANDO SENTINEL's George Diaz writes on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, "Sports, by its very nature, is defined by ways that have nothing to do with Dr. King's call for passive resistance and compassion. Sports is the great unifier. Sports is the great divider" (ORLANDO SENTINEL).
The Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE's Patrick Reusse writes, "The Twins were seven years (1995-2002) into the stadium campaign when they stopped dictating and threatening and started working with people. The Vikings are more than a decade (2000-2011) into their stadium campaign and they remain in the dictating/threatening mode" (Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE).
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- UFL Tuskers are latest niche-league team Orlando has lost.
- NASCAR's Bud Shootout plagued by convoluted format.
- Economics professor doubts L.A. will get NFL team soon.
- The late Manute Bol's causes in Sudan gather momentum.