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Fox Said to Oppose FIFA Plan to Shift 2022 Soccer World Cup

Fox Said to Oppose FIFA Plan to Shift 2022 Soccer World Cup

Sports and Society Administrator September 20, 2013 0

By Tariq Panja Bloomberg.com | September 17, 2013 “Fox Sports, which agreed to pay a record fee for U.S. broadcast rights to soccer’s World Cup, opposes plans by the sport’s governing body to reschedule

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How the NFL Fleeces Taxpayers

How the NFL Fleeces Taxpayers

Sports and Society Administrator September 19, 2013 0

By GREGG EASTERBROOK TheAtlantic.com | September 18, 2013 “Taxpayers fund the stadiums, antitrust law doesn’t apply to broadcast deals, the league enjoys nonprofit status, and Commissioner Roger Goodell makes $30 million a year. It’s

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Brazil’s Olympic-sized problems

Brazil’s Olympic-sized problems

Sports and Society Administrator September 16, 2013 0

http://m.aljazeera.com September 14, 2013 The organisation of global events are often alleged to be mired in illegal proposals and shady dealings. Brazil is being simultaneously steamrolled by both the IOC and FIFA, the Swiss-based

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Ronnie Lott advocates better protection for players

Ronnie Lott advocates better protection for players

Sports and Society Administrator September 16, 2013 0

By David Louie abcnews.com | September 12, 2013 “The number of students playing high school football is on the decline and while strapped school budgets could be part of the reason, there’s also growing

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MAN AND SUPERMAN – In athletic competitions, what qualifies as a sporting chance?

MAN AND SUPERMAN – In athletic competitions, what qualifies as a sporting chance?

Sports and Society Administrator September 10, 2013 0

BY MALCOLM GLADWELL The New Yorker | September 9, 2013 “Toward the end of “The Sports Gene” (Penguin/Current), David Epstein makes his way to a remote corner of Finland to visit a man named

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10 Things I Learned About Being a General Manager

10 Things I Learned About Being a General Manager

Sports and Society Administrator September 6, 2013 0

By Scott Pioli mmqb.si.com | September 4, 2013 “1. I learned that the title “general manager” is actually a very accurate name for the role because of the wide variety of tasks you do

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Football Associations of Israel and Palestine to sign historical memorandum of understanding

Football Associations of Israel and Palestine to sign historical memorandum of understanding

Sports and Society Administrator September 5, 2013 0

Fifa.com September 3, 2013 “The Task Force analysed different bilateral matters including facilitating the movement of players, coaches, referees, officials and equipment in and out of and within Palestine. Several proposals were made including:

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Olympic Wheel of Fortune

Olympic Wheel of Fortune

Sports and Society Administrator September 1, 2013 0

By DAVID SEGAL NYTimes.com | August 31, 2013 “ONE of the year’s most heated competitions in all of sports will take place in a Hilton hotel conference room in Buenos Aires. But unless any

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PEDs Not So Safe – Klosterman’s Argument Ignores Significant Risks Which Change the Game

PEDs Not So Safe – Klosterman’s Argument Ignores Significant Risks Which Change the Game

Arthur Caplan September 1, 2013 0

In today’s New York Times Magazine, Chuck Klosterman, the so-called “ethicist,” serves up the claim that there are no sound moral arguments against performance enhancing drugs in sports. The best he can do is to note that all

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There Are No Sound Moral Arguments Against Performance-Enhancing Drugs

There Are No Sound Moral Arguments Against Performance-Enhancing Drugs

Sports and Society Administrator September 1, 2013 0

By Chuck Klosterman NYTimes.com | September 1, 2013 “The hypocrisy you recognize is undeniable. Virtually all moral arguments against P.E.D.’s involve contradictions. The presumption of competitive unfairness could be applied to any two human

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