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Rubio Thinks The IOC Needs To Pull The 2022 Olympics...

Florida Senator Marco Rubio doesn’t think it is a very good idea for China to host the 2022 Winter Olympics.

Is An American, Canadian And Mexican Soccer League Possible?

Enrique Bonilla is not a well-known name in American soccer fans circles but Bonilla is well known in Mexico as the President of Mexico’s First Division in soccer and he has a thought about the future of soccer in North America.

The Old Sports Taboos Are Falling

Some sports taboos have fallen quickly in 2018. Sports owners, who allegedly detested legalized sports betting, are getting money from a newly found revenue source, legalized sports betting.

Calgary 2026 Winter Olympics Cost? More Than $5 Billion

The International Olympic Committee hierarchy probably is not looking forward to a Calgary referendum on November 13. The IOC should fear the November 13 vote, even if the results are non-binding.

La Liga Players Don’t Want To Play In America

While Major League Baseball, the National Football League, the National Basketball Association and the National Hockey League continue to export their North American product globally, there is one sports group that does not want to step foot in America.

FIFA Erases The Word Corruption From Its Ethics Code

If a company is under investigation by authorities in the United States and Switzerland for corruption, it probably is not the smartest thing for that company to update its ethics code and remove the word corruption and add defamation to the document.
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It Is Getting Harder To Find Public Money For Sports Venues

It is getting more difficult for owners, sports leagues and sports organizations to get public money to build stadiums or arenas or Olympics venues. The International Olympic Committee keeps getting the door slammed in its face when begging for billions to fund the IOC’s every other year sports spectacles.

Scant Evidence That Football’s Popularity Is Declining

A President constantly carping about players kneeling during the national anthem presentation which combined with people’s disgust with players kneeling during the national anthem is leading to people turning away from the National Football League.

Never Too Early To Plan Ahead For A Future World Cup

As the 2018 FIFA World Cup winds down, Tunisia sent out a reminder recently that it is never too early to plan ahead and try to get FIFA to choose you for a World Cup more than a decade away.

Gary Bettman Gets His Gold Watch Early

National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman is a Hall of Fame member now. It is pretty routine for sports hall of fames to put long serving commissioner into their shrines, it just seems a little unusual that the still active Bettman has been given an honor that is usually reserved for retired commissioners.
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