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College athletics and the common good

Anthony Esolen | 07 March 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: college, gender equality, sport
Isn't there more to fair play than boosting the women's teams?


An own goal for unwary governments

Stefan Szymanski | 27 April 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: economics, soccer, sport
A leading sports economist is sceptical about the value of hosting major events as a way of boosting local economies.


Togo will play

Sheila Liaugminas | 10 January 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Africa, sport
Honor came to mean something much deeper than sports, and in short order the Togo team realized that.


Genetic testing for sporting cash cow

Michael Cook | 11 September 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: genetic testing, sport, United States
Baseballs' impresarios are happy to tear a 16-year-old from his country and family, but first they want proof he is the real goods.


Tinseltown bending it for Beckham

Alistair Nicholas | 21 January 2007 | FEATURES |  
tags: public relations, soccer, sport
Babe Ruth didn't play soccer, but he has some sage advice for the celebrity English player.


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