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ROLLING STONE's Steve McPherson writes of autograph seekers at NBA Summer League games: " It's possible there's nothing more American than the autograph . As a totem, it combines our obsessions with celebrity and talent with our desire for something more than mere experience, for something tangible"...
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
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''
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
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
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
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
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
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
The Orlando Area Sports Commission changed its name to the Central Florida Sports Authority, according to George Diaz of the ORLANDO SENTINEL. The Authority also changed its logo to a yellow S-shaped
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The Canadian Soccer Association had 585,785 registered players in competitive leagues in ''97, while hockey recorded 535,737, according to Norman Da Costa of the TORONTO STAR. Canadian Hockey Assn. Pr
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