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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...
MLB and the MLBPA yesterday announced the creation of the MLB-MLBPA Disaster Relief Fund to aid victims of last week''s tragedy. MLB and the MLBPA will each contribute $5M to the fund. Distributions o
In the "aftermath of last week''s terrorist attacks, a transforming moment apparently occurred," according to Jere Longman of the N.Y. TIMES, who writes, "Athletes were generous with their time and mo
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The Braves, Thrashers and Hawks have donated $200,000 to relief efforts for last week''s terrorist attacks. The charitable foundation of each team donated $50,000 and players, management and staff fro
As venues slowly begin to reopen, "sport may be vulnerable on a few fronts" after Tuesday''s attacks against the U.S., according to George Vecsey of the N.Y. TIMES, who wrote under the header, "Can Am
Various sports execs and organizations continue to announce plans to make donations to or help with relief efforts for those affected by Tuesday''s tragedies. CLOSE TO HOME: In DC, Mark Maske reported
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The "tone of cooperation and common sense that have pervaded so many areas of American life in the wake of Tuesday''s national tragedy has now extended to the world of sports," according to Thomas Bos
In the aftermath of Tuesday morning''s tragedy, sports execs "faced the challenge of doing the right thing," according to Larry Weisman of USA TODAY, who writes, "Cancel out of sympathy for the victim
Romantic relationships between athletes and coaches "are an increasingly serious issue in women''s sports," according to Wahl, Wertheim & Dohrmann of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED. Univ. of Winnipeg professor an
The following are the grades given by Northeastern Univ.''s Center for the Study of Sport In Society''s 2001 Racial and Gender Report Card, evaluating each respective league''s employment practices. T
Athletes'' charities are the subject of an extensive feature in USA TODAY, and in a front-page Cover Story, Mike Dodd notes the publication analyzed the most recent public records of 248 charities and