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06/25/98
CLINTON ADMINISTRATION PUSHES FOR SUPPORT AGAINST DRUG USE

The Clinton Administration is "pressing athletes and coaches to speak out more strongly against drug use by children," the head of the president''s anti-drug office said yesterday. Barry McCaffrey, Di

Tags: ESPN, Miami Marlins, MLS, NBA, NCAA, Sports in Society, Walt Disney

04/29/98
THE FATHERS OF OUR COUNTRY? SI PROBES OUT-OF-WEDLOCK BIRTHS

Professional athletes fathering of out-of-wedlock children is the focus of a SPORTS ILLUSTRATED special report this week, with a cover photo of Khalid Minor, son of Celtics G Greg Minor, above the hea

Tags: Boston Celtics, NBA, New England Patriots, Sports in Society, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner

04/20/98
STAR-LEDGER LOOKS AT RACE IN NBA; MINORITY HIRING IN MN

In the "unique subculture that is the NBA, the black majority plays, but by the rules -- or rule -- of the white minority," according to Ellen Chase of the Newark STAR- LEDGER, who wrote an extensive

Tags: Minnesota Timberwolves, Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Vikings, NBA, NFL, Sports in Society

04/17/98
ON HIS BIG SHOW, OLBERMANN TACKLES ESPN'S LACK OF DISCLOSURE

In his closing remarks on "The Big Show," MSNBC''s Keith Olbermann addressed the fact that ESPN declined to divulge its minority-hiring numbers during its "Race & Sports" special. Olbermann: "I didn''

Tags: ESPN, MLB, Sports in Society, Walt Disney

04/17/98
MLB DEFENDS NO-SHOW DURING TOWN MEETING; REVIEWS CONTINUE

MLB Dir of PR Rich Levin said that MLB "refused to send a high-ranking official" to Tuesday night''s ESPN Town Meeting because the network "didn''t invite officials from other sports," according to US

Tags: Boston Red Sox, ESPN, Los Angeles Sparks, MLB, NBA, NCAA, San Diego Padres, Sports in Society, Walt Disney

04/16/98
MLB QUESTIONS ESPN'S MINORITY FIGURES; SHOW REVIEWS MIXED

Acting MLB Commissioner Bud Selig said baseball''s minority hiring practices are better than what was portrayed during ESPN''s Town Meeting on Tuesday, "Race & Sports: Running in Place?," according to

Tags: Anheuser Busch, ESPN, MLB, Sports in Society, Walt Disney

04/15/98
DID MEETING RAISE LEVEL OF DEBATE OR WAS IT STUCK IN CLICHE?

President Clinton''s participation in ESPN''s Town Meeting last night was the second in his year-long national initiative on race, and in Houston, Bennett Roth writes that the "sometimes spirited exch

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Sports in Society, Walt Disney

04/15/98
FEW FIREWORKS FROM ESPN TOWN MEETING ON RACE AND SPORTS

ESPN''s "Outside the Lines" and subsequent Town Meeting on race and sports took place in Houston last night, a two- hour plus special called "Race & Sports: Running in Place?" Panelists included Presi

Tags: Cleveland Browns, ESPN, Minnesota Vikings, NBA, New York Jets, NFL, Nike, San Diego Padres, San Francisco 49ers, Sports in Society, Walt Disney

03/23/98
"60 MINUTES" ON JOE CUBAS; LATIN AMERICA'S DIAMOND DIGGERS?

On "60 Minutes," CBS''s Morley Safer looked at baseball in Cuba and FL-based agent Joe Cubas who helps players escape the country in order to play in the U.S. Safer: "Baseball in Cuba is much, much mo

Tags: CBS, Miami Marlins, MLB, New York Yankees, Sports in Society, Viacom, YankeeNets

03/20/98
ESPN TO AIR PRESIDENT CLINTON'S TOWN MEETING ON RACE/SPORTS

President Clinton will discuss race in America with a "focus on sports" when he conducts a town hall meeting in Houston on April 14, according to Nancy Mathis of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. The meeting wil

Tags: ESPN, Sports in Society, Walt Disney

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