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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 Women''s Sports Foundation released its "Gender Equity Report Card" yesterday, where Foundation Trustee Dr. Don Sabo analyzed 767 NCAA schools and issued each institution a grade based on athletic
An economic impact report released by the L.A. Sports Council and the L.A. Area Chamber of Commerce showed that in ''96, the sports industry in L.A. generated over $800M in revenues, which translates
In a front-page feature in Sunday''s WASHINGTON POST entitled, "On NBA''s Court, Minority Rules," Kevin Merida examined racial interaction in the NBA. In ''57, 93% of NBA players were white; currently
A Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll shows that Tiger Woods "has shot past even" Michael Jordan in public approval, according to Albert Hunt of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. Pollster Peter Hart, who conduct
MLB''s season-long tribute to the 50th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier culminated last night with a special celebration at Shea Stadium where Acting Commissioner Bud Selig sa
ESPN''s "Outside the Lines" examined "Women & Sports -- At A Crossroads." Topics featured the advent of two new professional basketball leagues, the perception of homophobia in women''s athletics, the
Pro athletes'' charity foundations were examined in a front-page piece in the WASHINGTON POST under the header "Charity Funds of Sports Figures Don''t Always Work Out." The POST''s Bill Brubaker: "In
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Richard Lapchick, Dir of Northeastern Univ.''s Center for the Study of Sport in Society, joined with Northeastern Univ. President Richard Freeland and Walt Disney World Sports VP Reggie Williams to an
In a cover story entitled "Are Pro Sports Bad for Black America?," U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT''s John Simons addresses whether African-Americans "suffer as a result" of their "dominant presence" in prof
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The following are reax on ESPN''s special. In St. Louis, Bernie Miklasz called its "fascinating, intelligent television" (ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, 3/2). The Newark STAR-LEDGER''s Nat Gottlieb called t