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Endorse This: Caitlyn Jenner’s Big Moment

Jenner spoke about the great changes in her life, and also her social responsibility to spread an important message.

July 16, 2015

Getting The Sports Moguls Off Our Backs

Why should tax-exempt bonds — created to help cities, towns, and states pay for needed infrastructure — go to benefit mega-businesses like sports clubs?

May 7, 2015

Self-Absorbed ESPN Reporter Gained Fame, Lost Humanity

Where to begin? There is much that could be said about the captured-on-video tirade by ESPN reporter Britt McHenry that earned her a one-week suspension.

April 22, 2015

Sleeping Yankees Fan Sues ESPN, MLB For $10 Million

By Ryan Parker, Los Angeles Times A New York Yankees fan caught sleeping in the stands during an April game against the renowned rival Boston Red Sox has had enough of being made fun of and is bringing legal action against ESPN for broadcasting his slumbering image. Andrew Rector filed a defamation lawsuit in New […]

July 8, 2014

The Tax Hypocrisy Of The ‘Worldwide Leader In Sports’

It turns out professional teams and leagues aren’t the only billion-dollar sports entities getting big breaks on their tax bills. The New York Times reports that ESPN, the self-proclaimed “worldwide leader in sports” whose headquarters are located in Bristol, CT, has received nearly $260 million in state tax breaks and credits over the past decade. […]

December 30, 2013