By Dave Hollander
Huffington Post.com | November 22, 2013
The week’s headlines didn’t paint a pretty picture of our beloved sports institutions. The NFL is beset and besieged with bullying and chronic traumatic encephalopathy. MLB battles soap operatically with a player of whom they dare not speak his name (where have you gone Joe DiMaggio, indeed). The NHL brass talks of fighting, whether it is to be or not to be. And the HBO’s Real Sports celebrated their 200th episode examining the cost and corruption of the Sochi Olympics.
Where can a sports fan turn to guiltlessly enjoy the hyper-commercialized and overproduced games of our youth? Just look at the week the NBA had.
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