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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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NBA Player announces “I’m gay”

NBA Player announces “I’m gay”

Sports and Society Administrator April 29, 2013 0

Cindy Boren | Washington Post April 29, 2013 NBA player Jason Collins announced today that he is gay. This announcement makes him the “first active male athlete in U.S. pro sports to come out.”

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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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Current NFL Player Considering Coming Out

Current NFL Player Considering Coming Out

Sports and Society Administrator March 30, 2013 0

Mike Freeman | CBSsports.com March 25, 2013 A current NFL player is reportedly close to coming out as being gay. To date there has never been an openly gay athlete in a major U.S.

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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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Injured Nascar Fans Contemplate Lawsuit

Injured Nascar Fans Contemplate Lawsuit

Sports and Society Administrator February 28, 2013 0

Kyle Hightower | Associated Press February 26, 2013 After 30 fans were injured at a race at the Daytona International Speedway speculations about potential lawsuits are brewing. The Speedway will likely argue that the

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Lance Armstrong’s Latest Defense – The Government Knew

Lance Armstrong’s Latest Defense – The Government Knew

Sports and Society Administrator February 28, 2013 0

Brent Schrotenboer | USA TODAY Sports February 25, 2013 In response to a lawsuit brought by former Tour de France winner Floyd Landis and the US Department of Justice, sources contend that Lance Armstrong

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