Bulls & Bears: Dodgers finally cash in on World Series, but TV ratings didn't hit home

Credit to Author: Gord Kurenoff| Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 20:35:55 +0000

Opinion: Despite the presence of the second-largest media market in North America and the national, multi-generational following behind the Dodgers, the pandemic World Series was a dud in terms of national TV ratings

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Bulls & Bears: Athletes stop games to put social injustice in spotlight

Credit to Author: Gord Kurenoff| Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2020 20:56:47 +0000

Bulls of the Week Nothing has defined this week more than athlete activism and the power of sport as a communications platform. The NBA and WNBA — the most socially activist leagues in the world — tipped things off with player strikes in Florida. Major League Baseball and Major League Soccer chipped in and so […]

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Bulls & Bears: NHL stickhandles around COVID-19 to roll out playoffs, labour peace

Credit to Author: Gord Kurenoff| Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 21:07:59 +0000

Bulls of the Week The NHL is certainly not risk-free heading into what will be the most unusual Stanley Cup tournament in history; one that is scheduled to be played in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet when compared to its brothers in the NBA, Major League Soccer and Major League Baseball, it is […]

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Bulls & Bears: NHL stickhandles around COVID-19 to roll out playoffs, labour peace

Credit to Author: Gord Kurenoff| Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 21:07:59 +0000

Bulls of the Week The NHL is certainly not risk-free heading into what will be the most unusual Stanley Cup tournament in history; one that is scheduled to be played in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet when compared to its brothers in the NBA, Major League Soccer and Major League Baseball, it is […]

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Bulls & Bears: NASCAR black flags Confederate flag from races in surprising move

Credit to Author: Paul Chapman| Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2020 20:36:58 +0000

OPINION: Roger Goodell made arguably the most important address of his tenure as NFL commissioner last Friday. Reaching out in a Facebook video, he used terms such as “police brutality” and “oppression” and admitted the league should have listened more closely to Black players on the issue of social justice

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MLB rejects 114-game schedule, threatens plan of about 50

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Thu, 04 Jun 2020 16:21:42 +0000

NEW YORK: If Major League Baseball and its players take the field for a coronanvirus-delayed 2020 season, it will be after acrimonious negotiations that resemble their labor war of a generation ago. MLB rejected the players’ proposal for a 114-game regular season with no additional salary cuts, and will turn its attention to a shortened […]

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MLB final pitch could be closer to Christmas than Halloween

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Sat, 28 Mar 2020 09:25:11 +0000

NEW YORK: If the final pitch of the 2020 baseball season comes closer to Christmas than Halloween, that’s fine with the players. Major League Baseball owners ratified a 17-page agreement with the union on Friday (Saturday in Manila) in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, with players willing to extend the season as long as […]

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