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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 21 / 14

SPORTS ON EARTH’s Joe DeLessio writes of the FXFL, “ It’s hard to imagine the league succeeding as a standalone entity . … But if it can serve its intended purpose – to provide a showcase for players still chasing their NFL dreams – then it’s not inconceiva...

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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

03/13/98
ORLANDO SPORTS COMMISSION UNDERGOES NAME AND LOGO CHANGE

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

Tags: Sports in Society

03/04/98
KICKING AROUND A NEW NATIONAL PASTIME IN CANADA?

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

Tags: Sports in Society

02/25/98
SPORT IN SOCIETY CENTER RELEASES '97 RACIAL REPORT CARD

Northeastern Univ.''s Center for the Study of Sport in Society released its ''97 Racial Report Card today, its ninth edition. The report analyzes the racial composition of players, coaches and front o

Tags: MLB, NBA, NCAA, NFL, Sports in Society

01/13/98
"REAL SPORTS" EXAMINES ROWDY BEHAVIOR OF SOME NFL FANS

HBO''s Mary Carillo reported on certain fan behavior at NFL game on "Real Sports." "Real Sports" took hidden cameras to several NFL stadiums over the last three weeks of the regular season to observe

Tags: Detroit Lions, General Motors, HBO, NFL, Sports in Society, Time Warner

01/09/98
SKIING TRAGEDIES HAS THE SPORT'S SAFETY UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

In the wake of the skiing-related deaths of Michael Kennedy and Sonny Bono, the national media have examined the safety of the sport and possible future safety guidelines. SAFETY IN NUMBERS: The Natio

Tags: Sports in Society

01/05/98
WILL HERNANDEZ FAMILY REUNION TURN INTO A FAMILY FEUD?

Marlins P Livan Hernandez said Sunday "that he doesn''t understand" why his half-brother Orlando "El Duque" Hernandez hasn''t accepted a visa from the U.S. and said that he hasn''t be able to contact

Tags: Miami Marlins, MLB, Sports in Society

12/11/97
NATIONAL REAX: IS SPREWELL INCIDENT A DEFINING MOMENT?

Latrell Sprewell''s attack on P.J. Carlesimo and the subsequent one-year suspension from the NBA by Commissioner David Stern continues to draw significant attention from the print media. Many writers

Tags: CBS, NBA, Sports in Society, Sports Illustrated, Viacom

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