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Senate to Discuss Sports Domestic Abuse Problems

The lame duck Senate session will include a visit from the four commissioners of the major American sports. Lawmakers apparently want to be filled in on what a private industry—sports—is doing to make sure their players are not beating

John F. Kennedy

How John F. Kennedy’s Signature Changed Sports

There is no question that John F. Kennedy was a significant player in the making of today’s American sports landscape. He signed a law in 1961 that completely changed sports and has made sports league a tremendous amount of

Olympics

Germany Thinking of Arresting Doping Athletes

German lawmakers will consider writing new legislation in 2015 that would crack down on athletes caught using banned performance enhancing drugs while competing in the country. That may run counter to sports organizations and others who think that a

NFL: Indianapolis Colts-Press Conference

Sports Owners: How Hypocritical Can They Be?

The United States sports leagues, the NFL, the NHL, the NBA, Major League Baseball and  the NCAA worked the floors of Congress in 1991 and 1992 and got the Professional and Amateur Sports Protect Act passed in 1992. The

Canada

Falling Canadian Dollar Could Cause Problems

The American dollar has been getting stronger lately while the Canadian dollar has fallen by about 10 percent in the past few years. The currency exchange rate does matter in North American sports. American teams have more money by

NCAA

NCAA, Minor League Baseball and Hockey Players Rebel

For years, NCAA student-athletes, Minor League Baseball Players and Canadian Hockey League juniors have played sports for next to no money or no money at all. For decades, the NCAA has served as a sort of pros in training

Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez and Lorenzo Cain celebrate after beating Baltimore Orioles 2-1 to give them a comanding 3-0 lead in the ALCS

Are The Royals Destined To Be World Champs?

Last night the Kansas City Royals beat the Baltimore Orioles by a score of 2-1, in front of a rowdy home crowd of nearly 41,000 at Kauffman Stadium . The win was the seventh straight victory for the Royals,

Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter Is Not the Greatest Player Ever, But That’s Not the Point

Keith Olbermann is right about Derek Jeter. In case you missed it, the self-professed Yankee fan and ESPN-anchor-turned-political-pundit-turned-ESPN-anchor-again went all contrarian on us a few days ago in the lead-up to Jeter’s final home game at Yankee Stadium. Let’s

Baseballs new commissioner Rob Manfred the man he will replace Bud Selig

MLB Commissioner: Manfred named as Selig’s successor

Baltimore – Rob Manfred, Major League Baseball’s chief operating officer, will succeed Bud Selig as MLB commissioner. The announcement was made here after the the owners voted this afternoon. Manfred confirmed that it took “several ballots,” before he got

Oriole Park at Camden Yards looks like the front runner for the 2016 All Star Game

2016 All Star Game likely to be at Oriole Park

(Baltimore, MD) On a day that seemed more like September than August Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig took some time out from the owners meetings to address a few issues. He told the crowd of media at the