Featured Story

Coast to Coast

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 09 / 15 / 14

AUBURNDALE, FLA. Rugby finals call Florida home NDP Championships, a division of Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, reached a three-year agreement with Polk County, Fla., to host The Sevens Championship, the first youth and high school rugby sevens North American championship tournament, at L...

Read More

Tags: Coast to Coast

More Stories

08/05/02
Danger on fields examined

F ootball teams — high school, college and pro — are back at preseason training, and that brings back to mind the tragic deaths last year of football players Korey Stringer, Devaughn Darling, Eraste Autin, Rashidi Wheeler and Curtis Jones. While I don't want to ap ...

Tags: Baseball, Football, Olympics, Opinion

08/05/02
Foreign players dominate LPGA

A n unusual thing happened at the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament a few weeks ago. An American won. Juli Inkster's victory over the green acres of the Prairie Dunes Country Club in Hutchinson, Kan., ended a string of six consecutive "majors" on the LPGA Tour won by non-Ameri ...

Tags: Basketball, Golf, Hockey, LPGA, Opinion, Tennis

07/29/02
Does NCAA need another bowl?

N CAA has approved another college football bowl game, the ConAgra Bowl to be on Christmas Day in Hawaii for the 2002-03 season. This makes 28 certified postseason bowl games. Thus 56 schools will go to bowl games next year. With only 115 Division I-A schools playing football ...

Tags: Colleges, MLB, NCAA, NFL, Opinion

07/29/02
Steroid talk affects records

B aseball fans, here's a pop quiz: What word belongs to this definition: "A star-shaped figure used chiefly to indicate an omission, a reference to a footnote, or an unattested word, sound or affix." The word is "asterisk," a symbol that soon may darken the baseball record book ...

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Baseball, MLB, Opinion

07/29/02
A crowd-pleaser from MLB

M y mother used to tell me that if I couldn't say something good about someone, I shouldn't say anything at all. No doubt, that was sound advice, but it's been hard to follow in my line of work. If I had, I would have been forced to ignore baseball almost entirely these last few y ...

Tags: Baseball, MLB, Opinion, Walt Disney Co.

07/22/02
It's not unethical, just clever

Unethical behavior is a pervasive problem in sports, but strategic thinking and tactics should not be misconstrued as immoral or unsportsmanlike. Richard Lapchick's recent column ["The coach fouls out of sportsmanship game," July 1] tells of a girls' softball coach who, in the eyes of ...

Tags: Opinion

07/22/02
WTT makes a splash by not trying to

I n sports, as in other endeavors, there are two tried-and-true ways to make a splash. One is to achieve a notable success, the way the American men's soccer team did in the recent World Cup. The other is to go down in flames, as the XFL did last year. Then there's the nonspla ...

Tags: Opinion, Tennis

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug