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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...
The Avalanche and Sharks agreed to postpone Games One and Two of their Stanley Cup Playoffs due to the tragedy at Columbine High School in Littleton, CO. The games scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday
The Rockies and Nuggets both postponed their scheduled games last night after yesterday''s tragedy at suburban Denver''s Columbine High School. Earlier in the day, the Nuggets were planning to go ahea
For the third year in a row, "soccer retained its position as the most popular participation sport" in Canada, according to Norman Da Costa of the TORONTO STAR. Hockey, which was "displaced" from the
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Jaguars Owner Wayne Weaver and his wife Delores "are putting their hearts and their imagination -- as well as their money -- into their giving," according to Kerry Dolan of FORBES. The Weavers are wor
On ESPN''s "Outside the Lines: The World of the Gay Athlete," Greg Garber examined the impact on an athlete''s marketability if they go public with their homosexuality. Garber said that according to a
The Giving Back Fund, a non-profit group that manages independent funds and foundations for celebrity athletes, was profiled by Brian Meyer of the BUFFALO NEWS. Bills QB Doug Flutie works with the MA-
A joint poll conducted by the WALL STREET JOURNAL and NBC News shows that "half of Americans believe that going to sporting events is ''becoming too expensive to be worth it'' for the average family."
"At a time when society is extremely critical of words and images that are disrespectful to women, why is the sports business so far behind?," wonders Women''s Sports Foundation Exec Dir Donna Lopiano
Does Katarina Witt posing for Playboy "mean we''ve reached the point where a female athlete can take off her clothes without having a detrimental effect on other female athletes?," wonders Carol Sleza
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Today''s stadium referendums in San Diego, Denver and Cincinnati have garnered much of the attention of the sports industry, but there are a number of other races around the country which sports busin
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