1. Canadian Athletics: An Olympic Sized Embarrassment

    The Olympics have been filled with great stories and medals awarded to numerous countries from the powerhouses of United States and China to much smaller nations such as Tajikstan and Lithuania...

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  2. Open Mic: USA Vs China Part I: Political Stakes In The Olympic Games

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  3. Going Greek: How Josh Childress Leaving the Hawks Impacts the NBA and NCAA

    For years the Euro leagues have been nothing but an afterthought to NBA fans. Undrafted rookies or washed up veterans who failed to make the twelve man roster often go to Europe to languish in obscurity as the NBA's version of the CFL...

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  4. With the Seattle Supersonics Gone, Who’s Next on the Move?

    In American professional sports, franchise relocation is inevitable. The Seattle Supersonics’ move to Oklahoma city is just the most recent...

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  5. NBA Draft 2008 Analysis: Winners, Losers, Steals and Busts

    Now that the draft and major draft day trades are completed, it is time to analyze which teams won and lost from this draft...

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  6. Hollywood Heist: Celtics Steal One As Lakers Choke in Game 4

    With the score 35-14, the Los Angeles Lakers took a twenty-one point first quarter lead—the largest in NBA Finals history. At the end of the second quarter, Jordan Farmar banked in a three-pointer to maintain an 18-point lead at halftime...

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  7. Globalization and Sports, Part V: Will Soccer Ever Be Relevant in America?

    In recent years American sports leagues have been attempting to export the popularity of baseball, basketball, hockey and football abroad...

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  8. Globalization and Sports Part IV: NFL, Nationalistic Football League

    The NFL, by a large margin, earns the most revenue and has the most popularity of any professional sports league in the United States, and holds the title as the world’s most commercially successful sports league...

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  9. Globalization and Sports, Part III: Mixed Resuts for MLB

    Ever since baseball was first played in the 1830s, the game has regarded as America’s national pastime. However, baseball actually has more popularity in several foreign countries such ...

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  10. Globalization and Sports Part II: How The NBA Should Expand Into Europe

    Globalization has taken the hold of America's major sport, but no league has had more success or a more involved future with the international market than the NBA...

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  11. Globalization and Sports: An Overview (Part I)

    Throughout the twenty-first century, globalization has spread across economy, political relations, people, and popular culture all over the planet. The world of sports has also been radically globalized during this same period of time...

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