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VIDEO: NBA’s Jason Collins: `I’m Gay’

VIDEO: NBA’s Jason Collins: `I’m Gay’

Sports and Society Administrator April 29, 2013 0

Bloomberg TV April 29,

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A Tour of CitiField with Mets Owner Fred Wilpon

A Tour of CitiField with Mets Owner Fred Wilpon

Sports and Society Administrator April 20, 2013 0

Our chairman, Arthur Miller, had the opportunity to get a first hand look at the Jackie Robinson Rotunda on game day with a guided tour from the owner himself, Fred Wilpon. Watch as the

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States Seek to Legalize Sports Betting – Face Lawsuits

States Seek to Legalize Sports Betting – Face Lawsuits

Sports and Society Administrator March 30, 2013 0

Joe Drape | New York Times March 27, 2013 Several states with struggling economies are seeking to join Nevada in legalizing sports betting. In particular, New Jersey recently passed a referendum legalizing betting on

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Increasing Role of Baseball Museums

Increasing Role of Baseball Museums

Steven March 11, 2013 0

Hillel Kuttler | New York Times March 5, 2013 With a recent rise in baseball museums located within baseball stadiums there is an growing need for baseball team historians. Currently, nearly half of MLB

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Increased Effort to Prevent Drug Use In Tennis

Increased Effort to Prevent Drug Use In Tennis

Sports and Society Administrator March 10, 2013 0

Stephen Wilson | Associated Press March 7, 2013 With rising concern over performance enhancing drug use in tennis, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) will increase the amount of blood testing conducted on players. This

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Ban of Female Participation Causes Gaza Marathon Cancellation

Ban of Female Participation Causes Gaza Marathon Cancellation

Sports and Society Administrator March 9, 2013 0

Fares Akram | New York Times March 5, 2013 The third annual Gaza Marathon was cancelled after Palestinian leaders prevented women from participating in the race. The ban on women participating in the race

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Nascar Forced to Examine Safety Procedures

Nascar Forced to Examine Safety Procedures

Sports and Society Administrator February 26, 2013 0

Viv Bernstein | New York Times February 24, 2013 28 fans were injured at the Daytona International Speedway when a collision caused cars and parts to go airborne and fly into the stands. In

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College Athletics Undermining Academics

College Athletics Undermining Academics

Sports and Society Administrator February 26, 2013 0

Bill Morris | New York Times February 23, 2013 Recent studies have demonstrated the incredible increase in cost of big time college athletics programs. One 2010 study found that athletic spending is growing at

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Kenneth Faried Advocated for Gay Rights

Kenneth Faried Advocated for Gay Rights

Sports and Society Administrator February 15, 2013 0

Amanda Terkel | Huffington Post February 12, 2013 Image via http://coprosports.blogspot.com Denver Nuggets star Kenneth Faried has become the first NBA player to openly join an organization advocating for gay rights. Faried is joining

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Women’s Sports Battle for Exposure and Media Attention

Women’s Sports Battle for Exposure and Media Attention

Sports and Society Administrator February 10, 2013 0

Jill Martin Wrenn | CNN.com February 7, 2013 Women’s sports still face an uphill battle for popularity and media attention. Former star basketball player Lisa Leslie describes in at as a “constant battle.” Despite

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