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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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MLB

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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All Other Sports

Lance, Inc. Too Big To Fail

Posted February 18, 2012 by Diane M. Grassi

For Lance Armstrong to be involved with either of illegal or illicit activities through sponsorship of a federal entity presents concern worthy of a federal investigation. And to drop such without a conclusion or explanation is nearly as deplorable.

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MLB No Longer Recession-Proof
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MLB General

MLB No Longer Recession-Proof

Posted November 5, 2008 by Diane M. Grassi

What MLB did not foresee, much like its compatriots on Wall Street who bought up valueless mortgages, and pimped them off as viable commodities, was that such actions would have such a deleterious impact on their baseball revenues come next season, just a few months from now.

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Gaming Congress- Yanks Could Strike Out
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MLB General

Gaming Congress- Yanks Could Strike Out

Posted September 6, 2008 by Diane M. Grassi

At a time when NYC and NY state are both eliminating important public services due to budget shortfalls, as are many states across the country, it  is incumbent for taxpayers to know far more comprehensively the machinations of the public financing of its stadiums.

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The Government’s Involvement with Sports Today
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General Sports

The Government’s Involvement with Sports Today

Posted May 21, 2008 by MCS513

I am growing very tired of reading or hearing about the national government being involved in today’s world of sports.  In no way should it be the government’s responsibility to resolve the issues that different athletes, teams and sports leagues experience.  There are far more important issues in this country that require the attention of [...]

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Loss of Jamiel Shaw’s Life Transcends Sports
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Loss of Jamiel Shaw’s Life Transcends Sports

Posted April 28, 2008 by Diane M. Grassi

The story of Jamiel Shaw, Jr., as reported, is not that of sensation but rather that of the war between our communities and our federal, state and local governments. For they have dropped the ball, not Jamiel, not his family, not his neighborhood.

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