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Don’t ask, don’t tell: NFL teams warned to not ask potential draft picks about their sexual orientation

Don’t ask, don’t tell: NFL teams warned to not ask potential draft picks about their sexual orientation

Sports and Society Administrator February 21, 2014 0

By RYAN GORMAN and ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORTER DailyMail.co.uk | February 20, 2014 The NFL has instituted it’s own version of ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ in a memo sent to teams warning against asking about

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Gay NFL Prospect’s Appeal to Endorsers Will Depend on His Play

Gay NFL Prospect’s Appeal to Endorsers Will Depend on His Play

Sports and Society Administrator February 21, 2014 0

By Scott Soshnick Bloomberg.com | Feb 11, 2014 Michael Sam’s income from off-field activities will be determined by his on-field performance and not his sexual orientation. Sam, who is eligible to be selected in

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30-Years of NBA Success All Started in a CBS Sports Truck in ’83

30-Years of NBA Success All Started in a CBS Sports Truck in ’83

Sports and Society Administrator February 14, 2014 0

By TERRY LYONS DigitalSportsDesk.com | February 14, 2014 Back in ’83, before Commissioner Stern made the decisions, the NBA pretty much rolled out the ball racks, emblazoned with the Wilson (not Spalding) basketballs with

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Hey, Super Bowl Sponsors: Your Ads Are Already Forgotten

Hey, Super Bowl Sponsors: Your Ads Are Already Forgotten

Sports and Society Administrator February 6, 2014 0

By Eric Chemi Businessweek.com | February 3, 2014 With Super Bowl ad rates averaging $4 million per 30 seconds, total spending for commercials during this year’s game approached $300 million. Here’s the problem: Most

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NBCU Olympic Ad Revenue Is Snowballing

NBCU Olympic Ad Revenue Is Snowballing

Sports and Society Administrator January 30, 2014 0

By Anthony Crupi Adweek.com | January 23, 2014 Report sees Peacock booking more than $1 billion in Sochi sales NBCUniversal forked over some $775 million for the media rights to the 2014 Sochi Olympics,

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A crumbling Sochi hides behind Olympic facades

A crumbling Sochi hides behind Olympic facades

Sports and Society Administrator January 26, 2014 0

By NATALIYA VASILYEVA Associated Press | January 20, 2014 SOCHI, Russia (AP) — A shining new $635 million highway on the outskirts of Sochi stands next to a crumbling apartment block with a red

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The true cost of injuries to NHL players: $218-million each season

The true cost of injuries to NHL players: $218-million each season

Sports and Society Administrator January 26, 2014 0

ROY MACGREGOR The Globe and Mail | January 20 2014 Michael Cusimano had a simple idea: If we worry about the cost of absenteeism in the workplace, what about at the hockey rink? Dr.

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Sochi Olympic ticket sales dented by terror threats

Sochi Olympic ticket sales dented by terror threats

Sports and Society Administrator January 25, 2014 0

CBSNews.com January 19, 2014 Our very own Lee Igel shares his thoughts in the following video: To read the entire article click here: http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/sochi-olympic-ticket-sales-dented-by-terror-threats

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GOING THE DISTANCE – On and off the road with Barack Obama.

GOING THE DISTANCE – On and off the road with Barack Obama.

Sports and Society Administrator January 25, 2014 0

BY DAVID REMNICK The New Yorker | January 27, 2014 “For an important trip abroad , Air Force One is crowded with advisers, military aides, Secret Service people, support staff, the press pool. This

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‘Friday Night Tykes’ sparks debate

‘Friday Night Tykes’ sparks debate

Sports and Society Administrator January 25, 2014 0

cnn.com January 18,

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