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President Obama's decision to "make his stand in the current fight for trade negotiating power" on Friday at Nike's Oregon HQ "came as a shock to labor activists, and a surprise even to some in his own administration," according to Baker & Hirschfield Davis of the N.Y. TIMES. While Nike was "onc...
The FDA "said it has no reason to step up scrutiny" of androstenedione after all the attention the product has received this week, according to Kristin Reed of BLOOMBERG NEWS. FDA spokesperson Ruth We
Media reaction continues to Cardinals 1B Mark McGwire''s admission to using nutritional supplements, including androstenedione, after the AP broke the story last week. Many contend that McGwire''s use
The Giving Back Fund, which was formed by Marc Pollick a year ago, "is offering athletes a one-stop service for establishing and administering foundations, plus the opportunity to turn their lucrative
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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