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Congressional Report Finds NFL Tried To Influence Government Study On Head TraumaPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 24 / 16
Congressional investigators have concluded in a new report that at least a half-dozen top NFL health officials "waged an improper, behind-the-scenes campaign last year to influence a major U.S. government research study on football and brain disease," according to Fainaru & Fainaru-Wada of ...
Yesterday, testimony from PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem and former USGA President Judy Bell "concluded the Tour''s defense" in Casey Martin vs. The PGA Tour, according to Thomas Heath of the WASHI
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NBA owners need a simple majority, 15 of 29 votes, to reopen the CBA, however, "league officials say privately they need more like two-thirds, since unity would be all- important in a shooting war," a
The NHL set a single-day attendance record on Saturday. With all 26 teams playing, a total of 232,517 fans attended the day''s games, at an average of 17,886 per game and 99.7% of capacity. Twelve of
The IHL has approved the placement of an expansion franchise in New Orleans for the ''99-00 season, to be owned by Benz-Sports, Inc. (BSI). The approval represents an exclusive commitment to BSI, whic
As Casey Martin vs. the PGA Tour resumes today in Oregon, golf''s major governing bodies are "siding with the PGA Tour''s decision to ban carts" during tournament play, according to Marcia Chambers of
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Although his trial is in recess today, Casey Martin "should know this week whether a federal court supports his right to ride a cart or if he must walk in competition," according to USA TODAY''s Harry
On the front page of Sunday''s N.Y. TIMES, Mike Wise wrote the NBA game "is ailing," as "fewer players shoot very well," and coaches and team execs feel "the falloff results in part from the prolifera
NBA Commissioner David Stern and Deputy Commissioner Russ Granik met with the press Saturday night and discussed several issues facing the league. Stern was also interviewed on NBC''s "Meet the Press"