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Mark Yost

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Goodell Flagged For Late Hit On Fans

Goodell Flagged For Late Hit On Fans

The NFL released its 2013 schedule last week and I think it’s fair to say that it’s anything but fan-friendly. If there’s any friendliness, it’s clearly toward the NFL’s prime-time TV game television revenue model...
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Fighting Bombs And The Bombed

Fighting Bombs And The Bombed

In the wake of the Boston Marathon attack, sports writers across the country are asking two questions: Could it happen here? What is the team/league doing about it? The short answers are “yes,” and “a lot...
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Los Angeles Doesn't Need An NFL Team

Los Angeles Doesn't Need An NFL Team

“I’ve never been much for news stories that are based almost solely on speculation, but I think the economic evidence is pretty compelling that the Minnesota Vikings will soon be the Los Angeles Vikings.” I wrote that back in 2007...
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Arrested Development

Arrested Development

Here’s some off-season college and pro football news you won’t hear on ESPN: Detroit Lions safety Amari Spievey was recently arrested for assaulting the mother of his child, LisaMarie Santos...
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Redskins Name Change Isn't Hog Wash

Redskins Name Change Isn't Hog Wash

The team nickname controversy has reared its ugly head again. This time it’s the Washington Redskins that are coming under fire for having a name that’s offensive to someone, somewhere...
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49M Attended College Football Games in 2012

49M Attended College Football Games in 2012

Nearly 49 million fans – the third-highest total in history -- attended college football games in 2012, according to the NCAA. The SEC and the Big 10 continue to dominate college football attendance, the college athletics governing body said...
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