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NASCAR Supports Confederate Flag Removal, But Will Still Allow It For Fans At TracksPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 24 / 15
NASCAR yesterday announced that it "supported the effort by South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to remove the Confederate flag from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse" in the wake of the Charleston shooting, according to Jim Utter of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. NASCAR "has a long-standing pol...
While others "lie low" in the face of criticism, Nike has "launched a counteroffensive" in the "running war between anti-globalization protesters" and the company, according to Tony Emerson of NEWSWEE
Nike released a "scathing report about itself" concerning conditions at its contracted factories in Indonesia, according to CNNfn''s Kitty Pilgrim. Global Alliance President Rick Little, on a study re
The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCVB) has formed the Detroit Metro Sports Commission (DMSC), a wholly owned subsidiary of the DMCVB that will act as its sports marketing arm (DMCVB).
In the most comprehensive study to date on the subject, THE DAILY found that more than 422 million spectators attended sporting events in the U.S. and Canada during the ''99 sports calendar year. The
The Rockets "kicked off" a program yesterday that will "award grants to inner-city groups for small projects to improve neighborhoods," according to Armando Villafranca of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. The g
Nike is "making its own business more inclusive of women, not only as buyers, but also as employees," according to Andy Dworkin of the Portland OREGONIAN, who wrote that Nike has spent "years on diver
The "trickle-down effect" of advertising and sponsorships from the collegiate level onto the high school athletic field was examined by Jeff Lockridge of the Nashville TENNESSEAN. While the National F
A survey conducted by MD-based Global Alliance for Workers and Communities of 3,800 Nike workers in Vietnam and Thailand "is being touted as the first in-depth look at what Nike employees have to say
Since ''63, Little League baseball players "have been brought to us on an ABC platter, their heroics and their heartache, their successes and their shame," according to Bill Plaschke of the L.A. TIMES
Last weekend''s triumphs by Tiger Woods and Lance Armstrong at the British Open and Tour de France, respectively, continue to be praised in the editorial and opinion pages. The following is a sampling