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This story first appeared in the blog, The Sport Intern. The editor is Karl-Heinz Huba of Lorsch, Germany. He can be reached at ISMG@aol.com. The article is reprinted here with permission of Huba.

USA Swimming, NBC Sports to Broaden Partnership

NBC Sports Group and USA Swimming will broaden their partnership with the announcement that NBC Sports’ Playmaker Media will power the launch of USA...

First Two Claims Approved in NFL Billion Dollar Concussion Settlement

The first two claims in the NFL’s billion-dollar concussion settlement were announced Thursday with a total of $9 million in benefits, according to the...

Former UN Head Ban Ki-Moon Proposed to Chair IOC Ethics Commission

Former United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has been proposed as the new chair of the IOC’s Ethics Commission by the IOC Executive Board....

Stanley Cup Finals Earn Big TV Ratings

The six-game 2017 Stanley Cup Final featuring the Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators produced a Total Audience Delivery (TAD) of 4.762 million average viewers,...

Michael Jordan’s 1984 Olympics Shoes Sell for Record $190K

A pair of game-worn Michael Jordan sneakers sold for $190,373 at an auction on Sunday, setting a record for game-used shoes. The Converse shoes...

The Davis Cup is About to Change Format and Spirit

Last Monday evening, many hardcore tennis fans were already « mourning the Davis Cup, or its spirit, on social media. By approving a series...

NBC Sports Acquires US Media Rights for Rugby World Cup

NBC Sports has acquired the exclusive U.S. media rights to the Rugby World Cup through a seven-year partnership with World Rugby. The agreement includes...

Serena Williams Joins SurveyMonkey Board

Serena Williams, joining the board of the Silicon Valley firm SurveyMonkey said she wants to help tech companies diversify their work forces and solve...

Tennis Arena Name Controversy Erupts in Australia over Margaret Court Comments

With Martina Navratilova joining calls for the Margaret Court Arena in Melbourne to be renamed after the Australian tennis great said she would boycott...

American Teams Urge Vigilance in Wake of Manchester Terror Attack

Ahead of the Memorial Day holiday weekend, when fans flock to baseball stadiums to kick off the summer, America's major sports leagues urged fans...

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