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SBD/Issue 43/Hot Reads
Published November 11, 2009
Wednesday, November 11, 2009
BIZOFBASEBALL.com's Wayne McDonnell writes in today's MLB, "Ownership groups are no longer a fraternity defined by myopic attitudes and egregious behaviors regarding women. Instead of bravado and machismo impairing business decisions, owners now actively seek counsel from female executives" (BIZOFBASEBALL.com).
The CHICAGO TRIBUNE's Phil Rogers writes, "After work stoppages in eight consecutive labor negotiations, including the one wiping out of the 1994 World Series, MLB executives know better than even approaching the union about a salary cap. They're not going to get it, so they've stopped asking" (CHICAGO TRIBUNE).
- Firms compete for contract to design golf course for '16 Rio Games.
- Pro and con for signing Danica Patrick to drive in NASCAR.
- Writer outlines main selling points of England's '18 World Cup bid.
- Blue Jackets players try to avoid financial pitfalls athletes often face.
- Wayne Gretzky takes high road, attends Hockey HOF ceremony.
- Wide-ranging Q&A with D'Backs President & CEO Derrick Hall.