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The Daily's Hot Reads For Wednesday: Halls Of Power
Published July 24, 2013
THEMMQB.com's Don Banks writes the idea of an 18-game NFL regular season "needs to go away," and Commissioner Roger Goodell is "the man who can make it happen." Banks: "For several years now he has been the concept's biggest proponent and no one's voice will carry more weight when he reverses field" (THEMMQB.com).
The DESERET NEWS' Ryan Teeples writes, "It's uncommon to find a market this size that boasts four Division I universities. … But for all the support, are collegiate sports fans in Utah getting a good deal? Are Utah's schools providing high-value products for the cost of a ticket?" (DESERET NEWS).
From the ESPN.com series "NCAA At A Crossroads":
- President Mark Emmert's tenure is entering a defining period.
- Emmert sits for a Q&A on Penn State and NCAA's future.
- Does NCAA selectively enforce in cases of sexual misconduct?
- Is it time for football governance to split from other sports?
- Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby calls for drastic reforms.
- MLB players are taking the lead on calls for tougher PED penalties.
- Writer feels NFL is plagued with just as much cheating as MLB.
- Olympic boycotts have a long history of political ineffectiveness.
- Guardian Cap being used by football teams to prevent head injury.
- Bergino Baseball Clubhouse brings Cooperstown feel to Manhattan.
- Many NBA fans in Seattle support Mayor Mike McGinn's re-election.
- In "Pancho Villa's Army," Mexican soccer has growing U.S. fan base.
- After beating cancer, teen Cole Johansen designs Air Jordans.