Sy Berger

Baseball Card History: How Sy Berger Changed the Industry

On December 14th, a giant in the baseball, and other sports, industries passed away at the age of  91. Not many people outside of sports knew Sy Berger but Berger’s work was well known. He designed baseball cards starting

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Cuban Baseball Players and The MLB

One of the side aspects of the Obama Administration’s decision to loosen the Cuban trade embargo, will be the sudden availability of talented baseball players who will be able to freely join Major League Baseball teams. How that is

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KHL Has Big Money Trouble As Russian Economy Tanks

The Kontinental Hockey League has been propped up by Russian oil money since it began in 2007. Alexander Medvedev, Director General of Gazprom export has been the league president since day one. The biggest supporter of the KHL has been

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The Downside to the College Football Playoffs

The Rose Bowl and the Sugar Bowl will host the normal New Year’s Day games but neither Bowl will crown a champion, as has happened in the past. Instead, the bowl games will be semi-final match ups which will

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Does The NHL Have a Loonie Problem?

There has been some talk that Florida Panthers ownership could sell the NHL to Quebec interests, under the right set of circumstances. But upon a closer inspection, Quebec City might not be a panacea for the the league. The NHL

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No Pressure for Daniel Snyder to Change Redskins Name

The NFL team in Washington is still the biggest sports franchise in town. The new mayor of Washington wants team owner Daniel Snyder to move back into the district despite the team’s name and logo which some people think is a

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Tampa Bay Rays and The Lease: Where To Turn Now?

The Tampa Bay market has been a baseball trouble spot for more than three decades. At one time or another, the Minnesota Twins, the Texas Rangers, the San Francisco Giants, the Seattle Mariners and the Chicago White Sox ownership

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IOC, FIFA May Run Mega Events at the Same Time in 2022

The International Olympic Committee and FIFA are partners. FIFA, the governing body of International Football or soccer, has a deal that allows football or soccer to participate in the Summer Olympics. But, the two organizations have a calendar problem

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Time Magazine, Goodell Should Be No One’s Person of the Year

Once upon a time when Time Magazine was part of an important  piece of weekly magazine journalism, which included Newsweek, Life, Look, Collier’s and a whole bunch of others that no longer exist, Time’s Man of the Year Award

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The NFL and LA: Are They Really Ready?

The NFL has gone more than two decades without a team in the Los Angeles market. A number of people think that will be corrected shortly and some NFL owner will move his team into the market. But in