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President Obama's decision to "make his stand in the current fight for trade negotiating power" on Friday at Nike's Oregon HQ "came as a shock to labor activists, and a surprise even to some in his own administration," according to Baker & Hirschfield Davis of the N.Y. TIMES. While Nike was "onc...
The LPGA Tour''s Kellogg-Keebler Classic begins Friday in Aurora, IL, the tour''s first stop in the Chicago area in eight years, but the CHICAGO SUN-TIMES'' Greg Couch writes, "If there''s a party goi
While auto racing execs acknowledge that "other traditionally white sports have benefited greatly financially from having racially diverse stars," they recognize that they "have made little progress"
While Tiger Woods has "mastered being all things to most people, he makes no attempt to be all things to any one people," according to Greg Garber of ESPN.com, who noted Woods'' "seeming reluctance to
With the influx of Asian players in MLB, the league "suddenly has a new source of revenue," according to Darren Rovell of ESPN.com, who noted MLB''s int''l unit is expected to generate about $80M this
There are "enormous business implications surrounding" 7-foot-5 Chinese basketball player Yao Ming, who is projected to be a top three pick in the NBA Draft in June, according to CNBC''s Mike Huckman.
The U.S.''s "big sports brands, more than ever, want to sell to the world," according to Michael Hiestand in a USA TODAY Sports Cover Story. While overseas revenues "are small fractions" of overall re
The city of Beijing "has yet to approve any move" to allow Chinese 7-foot-5 C Yao Ming to be eligible for the NBA Draft in June, according to Smith & Wise of the N.Y. TIMES, who write that the governm
Hear Mark O''Hair Discuss His Investment On "60 Minutes II" last night, CBS'' Jim Stewart examined the trend of teenage golfers attempting to turn pro and said, "Kids who want to strike it rich are us
High ratings, global corporate reach and sheer mystique "make the Masters and the British Open events of great significance," according to Marcia Chambers of GOLF FOR WOMEN, however, what TV viewers d
In "one of the more unusual government-industry partnerships in recent years," the Bush administration has turned to Nike and the Walt Disney Co., "among other consumer-friendly corporations, for help