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MLB

MLB’S LEGAL PROCESS OF A-ROD SUSPENSION SMACKS OF ILLEGALITY

Posted March 30, 2014 by Diane M. Grassi

There are some rather egregious main issues post-arbitration for A-rod, that have yet to get much emphasis by those either in the mainstream press or in the legal sports media. And those issues have left many MLB fans still scratching their heads.

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College

Rip Off! Academic College Students Forced to Subsidize Big-Time Athletic Programs

Posted December 21, 2013 by Diane M. Grassi

By Diane M. Grassi The term “redistribution of wealth” has become a well-known and familiar phrase bandied about amongst political elite and used as a wedge issue to conveniently spin U.S. federal and state economic policy. And yet implementation of such policies stretches well beyond the Beltway or state houses. To wit, the National Collegiate [...]

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NFL

NFL’s Newest Legal Woes Need Not Dim Light On Its Former Disabled

Posted January 18, 2013 by Diane M. Grassi

By Diane M. Grassi It has now been well documented throughout both the sports world and the business world, that the National Football League (NFL) has enjoyed unprecedented growth in revenue as a professional sports league, and most notably in the past decade. And as the NFL approaches a $10 billion annual take, its largely [...]

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MLB’s Haves and Have-Nots Not StubHub’s Fault

Posted October 9, 2012 by Diane M. Grassi

The StubHub operation and MLB’s goals in relationship to StubHub is worthy of some attention after their initial five pact comes to an end this fall.

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Olympics

Shocker: Unsportsmanlike Conduct at 30th Olympiad

Posted August 7, 2012 by Diane M. Grassi

Who would have ever thought that so many would ever choose to care about a women’s badminton tourney, which apparently is the new tipping point or benchmark for unethical behavior?

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Curt Schilling’s Rhode Island Hoodwink Now Official Bust

Posted June 26, 2012 by Diane M. Grassi

This is but a cautionary tale, and not about laying blame, but about accountability, as Schilling himself was quoted, and for all parties involved.

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MLB General

MLB’s Desire for Cuban Players Overshadowed by Ozzie

Posted April 23, 2012 by Diane M. Grassi

MLB has an insatiable appetite for a young crop of uninformed and naïve Latino talent. And it will not be satisfied until it has thoroughly strip-mined every last iota of talent, as cheaply as it possibly can. And that includes Cuba.

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SEC Investigation Casts Cloud Over Sunny Miami Marlins

Posted March 20, 2012 by Diane M. Grassi

How Miami elected officials allowed for approval of a potential $645 million public project without public input, during the height of the Great Recession, where real estate and unemployment problems surged in Florida, is stunning.

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