How the East was lost…

By dwilson | Mar 30, 2009

A look at the NHL standings this year is interesting.  For the first time that I can think of, there’s a potential for no Canadian teams in the East to make the playoffs.  Montreal is in eigth spot and teetering, with Buffalo and Florida right behind them ready to take their place.  To my knowledge, [...]

The Growing Internationalism of Professional Sports

By dwilson | Nov 20, 2008

The NFL recently played in Wembley Stadium, the home of the English national football (soccer) team. The NHL has played games in England, Czech Republic, Sweden, and has talked about putting franchises in Europe. English Premiership teams tour abroad annually as part of their pre-season training, and the growth of Major League Soccer in North [...]

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