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O Canada Dollar Slump and Sports

It may seem like old times for National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman at this weekend’s NHL All Star Game in Columbus, Ohio. Two decades ago, Bettman was dealing with the plunging Canadian dollar which would eventually drop to

Adam Silver

NBA Jersey Ads Are Inevitable

For some reason, American sports fans think a sports uniform is a special piece of clothing that should just feature a team name or logo. The Pinstripes, in the case of the New York Yankees, Les “Bleu, Blanc et

The 2017 MLB All Star Game could be headed to Marlins Park

MLB ASG 2017: Washington And Miami Are The Favorites

Yesterday at his final owners meetings in Phoenix, MLB commissioner, Bud Selig, who will be stepping down on Jan. 24th, changed things up a bit on his way out the door. Selig typically granted even-year games to American League

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Hawks’ Sale Is Latest Atlanta Problem

The Atlanta Hawks franchise ownership group has thrown in the towel and is looking to unload the franchise. Six local groups might be interested in purchasing the team, and the remaining years of the lease at the city owned

Montreal is not yet ready for the return to MLB baseball but they are working on it

Montreal Is Watching The Tampa Bay Situation

Yesterday, depending upon how you see things, it was either a good day or a bad day for St. Petersburg and the Tampa Bay Rays. There will after the first of the year be more conversations and hopefully in

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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

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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

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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