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Why Boston’s 2024 Olympic bid failed

A 2024 Summer Olympics in Boston is officially off the table. The city’s bid organizers and the United States Olympic Committee agreed to withdraw Beantown’s application on Monday. The decision comes

Big profits from video gaming

Performance-enhancing drugs have been a controversy in sports for some time. Now, the problem has crossed over to the virtual world. The Electronic Sports League, one of the largest leagues

Why the MLB trade deadline is so important

Baseball is on week away from one of its most exciting events: the non-waiver trade deadline. This year, teams like the Detroit Tigers, Cincinnati Reds and Chicago Cubs are rumored

ESPN’s future after big names leave

ESPN is in the middle of a roster shakeup, with some of its biggest names dropping from its ranks in the last two months. In just the past week, two of

The risks of big contracts

Multi-million dollar sports deals often make headlines. But you rarely hear what kind of pressure those contracts put on the players that sign them. Two members of the Chicago Blackhawks

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Five tips for covering sports

When writing about sports and money, reporters need to get creative. Instead of giving play-by-plays, you’ll be looking for stories that take place behind the scenes. Here are our top

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New arena could end Coyotes’ bumpy desert road

Last month, Reynolds’ Rian Bosse explained the fight between the city of Glendale, AZ, and the NHL’s Phoenix Coyotes. Here’s a special report on the situation from Cronkite News.  By MICHAEL

TV ratings and the MLB All-Star game

On Wednesday, I wrote about how ballot stuffing for the MLB All-Star game next week could have cost the league big money. Today, I’ll cover another business angle to this year’s

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