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T he Sochi Olympics have ended … and thankfully, they concluded safely. The XXII Olympic Winter Games were highlighted by a record number of qualified countries (88), heartbreaking losses by the American men’s and women’s hoc...
Bruce Schoenfeld's column "MLB on downside of the Hill" [SportsBusiness Journal, Feb. 11] quoted MLB's Washington lobbyist who, in arguing for the preservation of baseball's partial antitrust exemption in the face of criticism over contraction threats floated by MLB, observ ...
T wo-thirds of all Americans watched the Salt Lake Winter Olympics over their 17-day run. More than $180 million was spent on tickets. And yet now that the Games are over, most of the sports that formed the Games will rarely be competed on American soil and almost never be ...
D ownsizing" is what some couples do after their children have grown up and left home. Unloading the big house and moving into cozier digs makes sense when a family's numbers shrink, although when your kids are Gen X or Yers, you never know when they might show up ag ...
As the Salt Lake City vote-buying scandal erupted, the Olympic community sought to immunize the athletic competition itself from the taint of political gamesmanship among cities competing to host the Games. The Olympic Games are about the competition between athletes, it wa ...
I didn't get a chance to watch much of the Winter Olympics. Every time I turned on NBC, I saw the Dave Matthews Band performing or some Canadian figure skater crying or Bob Costas sitting in front of a live-on-tape fireplace, so I figured the actual sporting events must b ...
T he rule in the news business is that if you have a good story, you write it every once in a while. The magazine U.S. News & World Report proved that again with another account of how various con artists had swindled various National Football League players out of man ...