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SBD/Issue 175/Hot Reads
Published June 6, 2007
The CHICAGO TRIBUNE’s Rick Morrissey writes NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell “has spent the first ten months of his tenure attempting to re-establish law and order in a league that too often looks like a gang turf war” (CHICAGO TRIBUNE).
The WASHINGTON POST’s Michael Wilbon writes of the Cavaliers’ playoff run, “If any American city is deserving of the lift in civic spirit that only a sporting championship can deliver, it’s Cleveland” (WASHINGTON POST).
The FINANCIAL TIMES’ Roger Blitz writes in a front-page story, “Overseas buyers, especially from the U.S., are picking off the best-supported and most successful [English Premier League] clubs in a series of deals that have left supporters gasping at the sheer speed and scale of it all” (FINANCIAL TIMES).
- Which style of racing -- IndyCar or NASCAR -- is better?
- Racetrack casinos looking for tax relief on revenues.
- Retrosheet Web site has box scores of all MLB games since ’57.
- Lefty O’Doul forged early links between MLB and Japan.
- Profile of Ducks Exec VP & GM Brian Burke.
- Profile of XP Events President Alan Fey.