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SBD/Issue 136/Hot Reads
Published April 7, 2008
Monday, April 7, 2008
Following NASCAR driver Michael McDowell walking away from a high-impact crash during a Friday qualifying run, FOX SPORTS's Jeff Hammond writes, "It was just great to see that, and it shows that everything NASCAR has put into safety in recent years works" (FOXSPORTS.com).
The BOSTON GLOBE's Tom Scocca writes, "As the various Olympic pressure campaigns gain strength, China is reacting by emphasizing its worst points – acting the part of the repressive, self-righteous, and unanswerable power" (BOSTON GLOBE).
On The Olympics:
- Is the idea that the Games transcend politics a delusion?
- Chinese government has trained more than 200,000 official cheerleaders.
- Columnist offers preview of book on Palmer, Nicklaus.
- Goodyear (AZ) proactive in luring MLB teams for Spring Training.
- Baseball writer notes differences in U.S., Japan media coverage.
- Fox' Jeanne Zelasko back in studio after tough year personally.
- Augusta National Chair Billy Payne selling Masters to new audiences.
- Profile of Fantasy Sports Ventures Founder Christopher Russo.