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Political "Rev The Vote" Campaign Targets NASCAR, Could Increase GOP Voter TurnoutPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 14 / 15
A new nonprofit is "seeking partnerships with racing giants like NASCAR and support from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in an effort that political strategists say could increase GOP voter turnout," according to Kellan Howell of the WASHINGTON TIMES. The campaign, called “Rev the Vote,” or...
The state of pro sports is examined by Dan McGraw in a U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT cover story under the header "Big League Troubles: Pro sports has a problem. Fans are disgusted. What if they just stopp
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
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
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