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Writer feels John Madden’s Pro Football HOF induction lowers standards.
Raiders coach Art Shell leaves NFL HQs to help turn around old team.
The L.A. TIMES’ Bill Shaikin writes of Brewers Owner Mark Attanasio and A’s Owner Lewis Wolff, who both live and work in L.A., “When Fox hung a ‘for sale’ sign on the Dodgers and pleaded in vain for a local buyer to step forward, where were these guys?” (
A Portland OREGONIAN editorial on Trail Blazers Owner Paul Allen deciding not to sell the team reads, in part, “For all the sound and fury generated by the franchise this summer, Paul Allen and the Blazers still have miles to go to reconnect with the community and earn its respect” (Portland OREGONIAN).
L.A.TIMES’ J.A. Adande writes of the All-American Football League, “This is the right idea: Use the emotional bond created by a college but don’t pretend this is about the pursuit of higher education” ( TIMES). L.A.
- Some Trail Blazers options now that team is no longer for sale.
- NASCAR fans continue to pledge allegiance to favorite drivers’ sponsors.
- Writer questions whether baseball is held to higher standard.
- Baseball struggling to regain popularity from strike-shortened ’94 season.
- Lance Armstrong’s image withstands persistent allegations of doping.
- Orioles fans could be real winners in end of Comcast-MASN dispute.
- Athletes’ use of performance-enhancing drugs driven by fear of failure.
- Q&A with CBS sideline reporter and Pro Football HOF honoree Lesley Visser.