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Obama Addresses Kaepernick Protest, Calls For All Sides To Listen To One AnotherPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 29 / 16
President Obama wants 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick to "think about the pain he's causing military families the next time he takes a knee during the national anthem," according to Nahal Toosi of POLITICO. Obama yesterday during a town hall with members of the armed forces community was asked about ...
The NFL''s CBA runs through 2000 and there has been speculation that NFL owners would reject an extension through 2001 unless the players "agreed to significant changes in the current salary-cap syste
MLB umpires "were threatened with ''swift action'' Tuesday in a strongly worded letter" from MLB if they "fail to abide by baseball''s policies and practices," according to Hal Bodley of USA TODAY. Th
The NHL''s 81st season gets underway tonight with ten games on the schedule. In Toronto, Stephen Brunt writes that the NHL season "brings both great opportunity and great danger for the business of th
THE DAILY charts MLB final attendance figures for each team. Our focus is on the second half of the season, including the last five weeks of the schedule, when the wild card and pennant races should h
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MLB announced its second-highest total attendance in history as 63,196,222 fans attended games during the ''97 season. This year''s total is second only to the all-time record of 70,256,459 in ''93. O
The NHL "is considering" a league-licensed skating facility in Danbury, CT, similar to the one it opened in Birch Run, MI, according to John Altavilla of the HARTFORD COURANT. NHL Commissioner Gary Be
MLBUA Exec Dir Richie Phillips recently wrote a letter to MLB Acting Commissioner Bud Selig and other league execs and said that umpires will have "no tolerance" for players who question umpires calls
In L.A., T.J. Simers wrote on the open L.A. market and noted that in two weeks, L.A. leaders will meet with NFL owners, "hoping to learn what [L.A.] must do to win NFL favor." Simers: "[T]he NFL is ex
NFL: The league announced that its attendance for the first quarter of the ''97 season has increased almost 2,000 fans per game over ''96. Paid attendance for the first 56 games has averaged 62,287 pe