April 22 - 28, 2013 Vol. 16 — No. 2

Top Stories

  • Boston and the road ahead

    For more than a decade, U.S. sporting events avoided being drawn into the war on terror. That changed last week in Boston, and it’s a nightmare that will have an immediate and permanent effect on U.S. sporting events.

  • In the Owner’s Box: Clark Hunt

    In his office above the Kansas City Chiefs’ training facility, just two weeks before making the No. 1 pick in Thursday’s NFL draft, Clark Hunt spoke about the Chiefs’ renaissance and the overall state of the NFL.

  • Biz and hockey sides aligning for Blackhawks

    “It’s a unified, healthy culture,” said Chicago Blackhawks President John McDonough. It’s also a culture that, while not fully unique among North American sports franchises, is new territory for the NHL.

  • Ready for a fight in NYC

    Brooklyn-born welterweight Paulie Malignaggi scanned the rollicking Barclays Center crowd from his ringside seat and smiled, soaking in the thunderous chant of “B-Hop, B-Hop, B-Hop” that echoed through the building. “You never hear Bernard Hopkins cheered like this,” Malignaggi said after watching Hopkins, who is 48, become the oldest fighter to win a world championship last month. “The fans showed tonight that they want boxing here.”

  • Stern sees opportunity in India

    NBA Commissioner David Stern recently returned from his first trip to India. The twofold mission of the trip: Help grow the sport of basketball in that country and help develop the NBA’s brand there as well.

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