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SBD/Issue 216/Hot Reads
Published August 7, 2006
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).
- 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.