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Published October 11, 2012
The PALM BEACH POST's Hal Habib writes, "The NFL is hearing an earful from a coalition of fans questioning blackouts and whose board of directors includes the former deputy staff secretary under President Clinton and a former deputy assistant to President George W. Bush. … The NFL remains resistant" (PALM BEACH POST).
Under the header "Farewell To Umbro: End Of An Era For Three Lions," the London INDEPENDENT's Sam Wallace writes, "A British sporting institution, Umbro is fighting for its survival. Nike announced its intention to sell it in May and its most likely future is as a brand sold on licence" (London INDEPENDENT).
The WALL STREET JOURNAL's Richard Lord writes, "When it comes to cricket, it seems that every tournament with 'Champions' in its title is destined to be devalued, disparaged and generally to suffer from a serious credibility deficit" (WALL STREET JOURNAL).
On The NHL Lockout:
- New North American hockey league could be a viable solution.
- Broad view of lockout and why sports labor disputes are common.
- What was behind mad rush to sign free agents this summer?
- Guide to protesting lockout on what would have been opening night.
- Profile of Canadiens play-by-play announcer John Bartlett.