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The Real Cost of the 2014 World Cup

We all know that hosting an international sporting event is a very costly endeavour for any city that is selected. Between the bidding process, construction and other miscellaneous costs, hosting a major event such as the World Cup and the … Continue reading

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Critical Response: Today’s World Cup and Olympics (Zirin)

I would tend to agree with Zirin in that the focus of major sporting events such as the Olympics and World Cup have surpassed the spirit of sport on which they were founded. His numerous examples of recent games do … Continue reading

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NASCAR’s new Concussion Policy and Brad Keselowski

Starting in 2014, NASCAR will be implementing mandatory Baseline testing for any driver involved in a crash to determine whether or not a concussion was sustained. My first reaction to this policy was that it is long overdue and definitely … Continue reading

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