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National Anthem Protests Continue, With More NFL, College Football Players Joining InPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 26 / 16
Redskins WR DeSean Jackson, TE Niles Paul, CB Greg Toler and WR Rashad Ross yesterday "raised their fists" during the National Anthem before their game against the Giants, according to Steinberg & Tesfatsion of the WASHINGTON POST. Redskins players over the past month "hadn’t made headline...
With former NBA referee Jess Kersey "poised to testify against him," George Toliver pleaded guilty yesterday to income tax evasion, "halting his weeklong trial," according to Lynn Waltz of the Norfolk
Tickets for this weekend''s Brickyard 400 "have sold so well that fans and brokers hoping for a last-minute seat purchase to the NASCAR race have been left scrambling," according to Kevin O''Neal of t
NBA referee Jess Kersey "pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to cheating on his income taxes and agreed to testify against other referees allegedly involved in an airline ticket scam designed to
The NHL released its schedule for the ''97-98 season, with opening night set for October 1. With NHL players competing in the Nagano Olympics, the league will take a "Winter Break" from February 8-24.
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The Women''s Sports Foundation (WSF) will present the inaugural Women''s Global Challenge from April 28-May 2, ''99. Female athletes from around the world will compete in figure skating, gymnastics, t
CORRECTION: In our summary of HBO''s "Real Sports" examination of the ABL and WNBA, James Drucker was misidentified as the current commissioner of the AFL. He is a former AFL commissioner and currentl
MLB realignment "is coming next season, but the form the new leagues will take is still under debate," according to Toni Ginnetti of the CHICAGO SUN-TIMES. Ginnetti: "While owners apparently have agre
As MLB''s realignment committee meets this morning in Chicago, sources tell Mark Maske of the WASHINGTON POST that a "moderate reshuffling involving five or so teams by next season seems likely but th
NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue is interviewed by USA TODAY''s Larry Weisman and talks on off-the-field issues facing the league. On revenue sharing, Tagliabue says "there''s a growing feeling that we
Fleet Financial Group Senior VP David Splaine resigned ten days ago from Fleet''s sports-lending division, according to Joan Vennochi of the BOSTON GLOBE. Splaine, a "team leader" in the group, was th