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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...
On last night''s the "Last Word," FSN''s Jim Rome examined the role of agents in sports and said, "That seamy side of the business, what the problem is, how we solve it and where we go from here." Rom
Northeastern Univ. Center for the Study of Sport in Society Exec Dir Richard Lapchick said Saturday at the 14th annual Women''s Sports Foundation (WSF) Summit in NY that administrative opportunities i
The NCAA "took a stand against the Confederate flag" last Friday and delivered an ultimatum and a deadline for SC legislators to remove the flag from the dome of the state capitol building, according
Administrators "from many universities involved" in the Workers'' Rights Consortium (WRC), including the Univ. of OR (UO) will meet today to discuss how to "gain more influence over the workings of th
After nine MLB players and five coaches sat out Tuesday''s games in protest over the U.S. government''s handling of the Elian Gonzalez case, the Nashville TENNESSEAN''s David Climer writes that the pl
The "growing presence of Cubans in the major leagues took a political turn" yesterday, as "more than a dozen players missed games in sympathy for the one-day work stoppage" in the Miami area over the
Former St. John''s Univ. assistant men''s soccer coach Jim Keady began to "wage a one man crusade against" the school for its multi-million sports partnership with Nike, according to HBO''s Derrick Mc
Serena Williams is reconsidering her decision to play in the WTA Family Circle Cup, which begins April 17 in Hilton Head Island, SC, according to Juan Rodriguez of the MIAMI HERALD, who writes that th
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The NAACP continues to call for an economic boycott of SC due to the Confederate flag flying over the state Capitol, and ESPN''s Melissa Stark reported yesterday the NAACP would not say if it has "app
The Knicks announced yesterday that they are "pulling" their preseason training camp out of Charleston, SC, "because of the state''s continued policy of flying the Confederate flag over the state Capi