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Featuring sports-related articles from Brad Weisman.

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As college football approaches it is important to see how some athletes make big changes when they step away from the game. Todd Marinovich has been in the news quite bit for his downfall and getting back on his feet. He was a star at USC and made it into

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As we continue to watch the NHL playoffs we see the players just getting better. Players like Sidney Crosby, Alex Ovechkin and Conner McDavid have only made the playoffs more exciting and the game has changed. Each year the players get bigger…..faster….and stronger. The playoff games are the hardest fought

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published Mar 22nd 2017, 10:30 am, by Tariq Panja (Bloomberg) — European soccer’s governing body is looking again at introducing a Major League Baseball-style luxury tax as it tries to find ways of restricting the continent’s richest teams from hoarding the game’s top talent. Action needs to be taken to

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As a kid and teenager taking a jolt to the head meant nothing. You got back up and played the game. If you could see stars you were in fact excited and if you saw fireworks it was a treat. Perhaps there is nothing comical about seeing either. In fact,

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published Dec 12th 2016, 5:38 am, by Drake Bennett (Bloomberg Pursuits) — “Do you smoke?” Ali MacGrain asks in his Scottish brogue. We’re standing on skis, I somewhat unsteadily, in bright morning sunlight on a lower flank of Northstar California Resort. MacGrain teaches skiing here, and though his accent doesn’t

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As the NCAA college basketball tournament gets closer we can always look at prior history. Over the years we see the same conferences play strong through the entire season: * Big 10 * SEC * ACC * PAC However, what is done through the course of the season which means

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As we rush into the Super Bowl this weekend we see two teams that clearly have had great seasons. Tom Brady continues to prove that he can drive the Patriots to big games year in and year out. However, the better story is the Atlanta Falcons who have not seen

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The college football season has most recently come to a close. Every year we get excited to see who will make it to the college football championship. However, the last few years the top 5 teams have been teams we have expected to make it far along and compete for

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published Oct 11th 2016, 8:22 pm, by Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — At No. 5 Experimental Primary School in the coal-mining city of Taiyuan, the red carpet is out. School girls in pink and white stand at the entrance, while fellow students sit in perfect rows inside, awaiting the arrival of

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published Nov 29th 2016, 11:00 am, by Leonid Bershidsky (Bloomberg View) —The income distributions of many professions look like pyramids: A few very well-paid people at the top, a smaller number of well-off journeymen in the middle and lots of struggling hopefuls at the bottom. That pyramid is especially steep

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