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As championship approaches, Red Sox become league favorite

As championship approaches, Red Sox become league favorite

October 9, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, Sports

For many sports fans, October means one thing — the Major League Baseball playoffs. At month’s end, a new champion will be crowned in the 2013 edition of the World Series. In the beginning, there were 10. Of these teams, the once overlooked Boston Red Sox have emerged as favorites to advance to th...

European soccer popularity increases across U.S.

European soccer popularity increases across U.S.

September 17, 2013


Filed under Sports

With the turning of the seasons from summer to autumn, we collectively recognize the return of another season of football. In recent years, however, it’s not just the kind of football played on the gridiron with touchdowns and field goals that American sports fans are growing excited for. In...

Economics of sports superstars not always justified

Economics of sports superstars not always justified

September 11, 2013


Filed under Sports

The vast majority of the population would be absolutely astonished if they knew how expansive and profitable the professional sports industry is across the world. Plunkett Research Ltd. estimates that the business grosses about $440 to $470 billion annually. This number includes professional ...

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