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Zombie Teams and Zombie Owners

After reading this chapter in the text it became more apparent than ever how greedy the owners of professional sports teams are. Coming from millions if not billions of dollars, they are always pleading poor or looking for financial assistance … Continue reading

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Critical Response to Chapter 6: The NCAA’s “Whiff of the plantation”

After reading this chapter it became more evident than ever that the NCAA needs to start treating its athletes better. These young adults put their heart and soul into their respective sports and put their bodies on the line, while … Continue reading

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Professional Athletes and the Olympics

This past summer the NHL and International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) reached an agreement that would the best hockey league in the world allow for its top players to compete for their countries at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, … Continue reading

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