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SBD/Issue 168/Hot Reads
Published May 21, 2008
Wednesday, May 21, 2008
The S.F. CHRONICLE's Gwen Knapp writes the technology and price of new swimsuits "have escalated dramatically in the last decade, jeopardizing two of the sport's most critical goals: increasing diversity … and discouraging the elimination of college teams" (S.F. CHRONICLE).
The PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS' John Smallwood writes, "I have advice for the 100 or so [MLB] players who reportedly are on a list federal investigators have indicating they tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs. Come clean" (PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS).
The ORLANDO SENTINEL's Jeremy Fowler writes, "In a sports era of druggies and cheaters and dog-killers, golfers manage to walk from the scorer's trailer to lunch without tabloid fodder or questions about their latest arrest" (ORLANDO SENTINEL).
- CBA, Spygate, player conduct all central to Roger Goodell's legacy.
- Canada could tax NHL revenues to help with arena crisis.
- Unification gives IndyCar promotional event in N.Y. new meaning.
- TNT NBA crew's repartee does not stop when cameras quit rolling.
- Red Sox near completion of Fenway Park renovations.
- Edward Jones Dome lease requires it to be among elite NFL venues.
- Phillies GM Pat Gillick helped build grassroots Canadian baseball.
- Seahawks VP Gary Wright retiring to join MLS Sounders organization.