SBD/Issue 167/Hot Reads
Published May 18, 2009
Monday, May 18, 2009
The GLOBE & MAIL’s Bob Levin writes, “While baseball is not the only sport facing troubles with drugs and money, it is the only game with so much invested in an image of sweet American innocence, and that makes it the game with the most to lose” (GLOBE & MAIL).
In a special to ESPN.com, Claire Novak writes of Rachel Alexandra’s Preakness Stakes victory, “The race will be recounted and reanalyzed from hundreds of perspectives, will be talked about for decades, will go down in history as a performance for the ages. Because Rachel beat the boys” (ESPN.com).
On The Coyotes Situation:
- Hamilton's NHL dream may fade in and out, but will never die.
- Second NHL team in
would put Maple Leafs at a crossroads. Ontario
- Writer feels Jim Balsillie is someone who "exudes Canadianness."
- Finding a good GM is a tall task for any NBA franchise.
- DEI shop in North Carolina survives despite absence of race team.
- A closer look at the historic "illegal" integrated basketball game.
- Ongoing sponsorship crisis compels action by PGA Tour officials.
- Profile of Red Sox President & CEO Larry Lucchino.
- Late author Jack Kerouac had little-known love of sports.