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Brian France Says NASCAR To Be Aggressive In Disassociating Itself With Confederate FlagPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 29 / 15
NASCAR Chair & CEO Brian France on Saturday said that the governing body "will be aggressive in dissociating" the Confederate flag from its events going forward, according to Jenna Fryer of the AP. France said, "We want to go as far as we can to eliminate the presence of that flag. I personally ...
MLB attendance was up 7% through the second week of the season compared to the same time last year (CNBC, 4/15).... MLS Commissioner Doug Logan was "enthusiastic" about crowds for the league''s first
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Magic Johnson, "that self-described ambassador of the NBA," according to the L.A. TIMES'' Scott Howard-Cooper -- and who himself chastised teammate Nick Van Exel for bumping a referee last week -- was
As the NFL approaches its annual college draft, "it has a time bomb on its hands and doesn''t know where to throw it," according to Will McDonough of the BOSTON GLOBE. Lawrence Phillips is the best pl
MLS outdrew Hideo Nomo in L.A. on Saturday night, "and now its corporate sponsors can get a good night''s rest," writes Tom Friend in the today''s N.Y. TIMES. With almost 70,000 fans at the Rose Bowl,
This weekend''s First Union 400 "may be the last hurrah" for NC''s North Wilkesboro Speedway, one of NASCAR''s original "short tracks" that soon could give way to the newer, larger "superspeedways." J
The United League, which was announced during the ''94 strike as an alternative baseball league to MLB and was to have started in ''97, suspended operations without playing a game. The league attribut
The "behind-the-scenes battle" between Blackhawks management (namely Owner Bill Wirtz) and NHL brass (namely Senior VP Brian Burke) "went public" yesterday when Wirtz produced a Burke letter promising
The NBA "took a step closer to big-time involvement in women''s basketball" yesterday when Commissioner David Stern said the league would examine "whether the time is right" for starting a U.S. women'
MLB owners lost more than $700M during the ''94 and ''95 seasons, according to financial data released by the Commissioner''s Office to the AP. The 28 teams had operating losses of $376M in ''94, and
Masters officials held their annual pre-tournament press conference. The message was familiar, according to Sheeley & Strauss of the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION: "No significant changes." Augusta National Ch