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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...
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
ESPN''s "Outside The Lines" examined the connection between gangs and sports in its piece, "Turf Wars: Gangs and Sports." In the first part, ESPN''s Shelley Smith looked at three NFL players who have
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The emergence of black agents was examined by HBO''s Sonja Steptoe on "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel." In the piece, Steptoe spoke with numerous black agents, including Kevin and Carl Poston, Lamont
ESPN aired a special "Outside the Lines: Is Winning the Only Thing?" last evening, which was followed by a two-hour "ESPN Town Meeting" hosted by Bob Ley. The "Town Meeting" panel included: Liberty F
MSNBC''s "The Big Show" broadcast live from Jacobs Field in Cleveland last night, with Keith Olbermann interviewing Cleveland Mayor Michael White, Cleveland Plain Dealer columnist Dick Feagler and NBC
In the return of our "Body Count," THE DAILY estimates that 204,739,463 people attended professional sporting events in North America during the ''96-97 season. That breaks down to seven paid entries
Richard Williams was the "Guest Columnist" in Sunday''s N.Y. DAILY NEWS. Under the header, "Let Us Face It: Racism On Tour," Williams commented on player and media reaction to his daughter, Venus, dur
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ESPN examined athletes in trouble with the law on "Outside the Lines: Sports Under Arrest." In his introduction, ESPN''s Bob Ley said, "You can point to all the money, all the media or simply society,
In the wake of the Timberwolves'' Kevin Garnett turning down a $100M-plus contract offer and a public debate over funding for facilities for the Vikings, Twins and an NHL expansion team, the "new spor
ESPN''s "Outside the Lines" examined the Latino impact on MLB last night. Among the topics covered was an extensive report by ESPN''s Mark Schwarz on how the Dodgers, Padres and Angels market themselv