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Sport and Society for Arete -- Little League World Series

Richard Crepeau | Posted 08.25.2014 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

Two questions appeared in almost every discussion of the new Baseball Commissioner. Can baseball reconnected with the youth of America? Can baseball attract African American players to the game?

Commissioner Manfred

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 08.15.2014 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

One would hope that Commissioner Manfred will staunchly defend the partnership arrangement that has brought baseball its renewed prosperity. Working with the union and not against it, Major League Baseball will continue to grow its influence worldwide.

The Next Baseball Commissioner's Biggest Challenges

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 08.18.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Figuring out a way to replace that revenue and continue to adjust to the new media world, rather than determining ways to make the game more exciting or figure out the best post-season formula, will be the criteria by which the next commissioner will be judged.

5 Problems MLB's New Commissioner Will Have To Do Deal

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 08.15.2014 | Sports

BALTIMORE (AP) — Kenesaw Mountain Landis is remembered for throwing out the Black Sox, Ford Frick for an asterisk, and Bowie Kuhn for squabbles with...

MLB's Next Commissioner Elected

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 08.14.2014 | Sports

BALTIMORE (AP) — Rob Manfred was elected baseball's 10th commissioner Thursday, winning a three-man race to succeed Bud Selig and given a mandate by...

The Sweet Unreality of Spring Training

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

Even the predictably dreadful Pittsburgh Pirates seem energized this spring.

NFL Owners vs. NFL Players: Isn't It Always the Players' Fault?

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

The media buzzards are already beginning to circle the carcass of the "once-great, but-no-longer-so" National Football League. We know for certain who will be blamed: the players.

Opening Day Red, White and Blue

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

Another Major League Baseball season started this week. The games were quite entertaining, but once again the media was asking the question, "How can these guys earn so much money?"

Changing of the Guard

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Roger I. Abrams

Sports labor unions, like the MLBPA, have achieved their goal of giving voice to the interests and concerns of those talented athletes who make a living as entertainers.