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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.
Austin

Formula One Officials And Miami Elected Officials Want An F1 Miami...

The city of Miami wants Formula 1 auto racing beginning in 2019. The executives who run Formula 1 racing want Miami and promise that the race will bring in $700 million for Miami in economic impact.

Las Vegas Says No To Hosting A 2026 World Cup Match

The NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights franchise will be joined by the NFL’s Mark Davis Raiders in two years, the NBA has a summer development league in town and Major League Baseball might be interested in at least kicking the tires and take a look at the city in the event there is an expansion or relocation opportunity in the future.

Did The Movers And Shakers Behind the 2026 World Cup...

The 2026 World Cup is coming to North America. United 2026 gave into FIFA’s demands. All the North American stadiums that will host the matches must have grass fields.

FIFA’s 11 Billion Reasons To Select United 2026

FIFA has already been guaranteed an $11 billion profit by the backers of United 2026, a coalition of three countries, the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Clint Dempsey

Morocco Trade Deals Raise FIFA Questions

Some trade deals between Morocco and two Caribbean island nations, Dominica and St. Lucia have raised some eyebrows in the FIFA-World Cup orbit. Did the agreements come with a major string attached?
John F. Kennedy

Elections Have Consequences

John Kennedy's signature in 1961 changed the NFL.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CG7Fk6-ctJo   It is Election Day in America and elections do have consequences. While there is nothing that directly...
Tampa Bay Rays

A Ray Of Hope For A Tampa Ballyard?

Is the end near for St. Petersburg's as a Major League Baseball city?   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WRDf0-_Zy7M   The biggest Major League Baseball news that emerged last week was not...
Muhammad Ali

Smith, Carlos, Norman And A 1968 Sports Protest

In 1968, Muhammad Ali had his boxing license taken away because he refused to serve in the United States Military and participate in the...

Baseball’s All-Star Game Is Just A Show

Baseball's All Star Game is little more than an exhibition. The Major League Baseball All Star Game started off as a gimmick and remains a...