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SBD/Issue 86/Hot Reads
Published January 18, 2010
Monday, January 18, 2010
The Manchester GUARDIAN's David Conn writes of EPL clubs' financial troubles, "How has the world's richest league, with the most lucrative TV deal and some of the most expensive match tickets anywhere, whose clubs have become merchants of football and vigorous exploiters of their own 'brands,' generated such financial carnage?" (GUARDIAN.co.uk).
The BAY AREA NEWS GROUP’s Marcus Thompson II writes, "Does the NBA really represent what [Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.] was about? It's hard to tell sometimes with all the talk of NBA players and guns or domestic violence or money-grubbing. But overall, it seems they are carrying the torch" (SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS).
- Writer feels NBA Kings give
a favorable identity. Sacramento
- Hendrick Motorsports likely to stay dominant in NASCAR in '10.
- Proposed stadium site is last chance to keep Chargers in San Diego.
- Does NFL inflate the economic value of hosting the Super Bowl?
- Minor leagues fostering closer ties to Baseball HOF of late.
- Can economists assess a value to being a fan of the Vikings?
- Chargers GM A.J. Smith started as middle-school P.E. teacher.
- Baseball in the blood for White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen's family.
- Browns President Mike Holmgren welcomes fix-it challenge.
- Glazer family looks to pay down Man U debt, save face with fans.