The Super Bowl wins are long in the past. The new stadium in the suburbs, built and altered and altered again to maximize revenue, has plenty of empty seats. The loyalty of NFL fans in Washington, DC, has been worn by losing seasons and a mercenary team owner.
Brett L. Abrams
Death, Sport, and the Collapse of Critical Distance
The death of cricketer Phillip Hughes brought an outpouring of grief in Australia. For Brett Hutchins – a scholar, a fan and former player, and the father of a cricketer – the tragedy has pierced all the ways he used to think of sport.
Athens hosted the first Intercalated Olympic Games in 1906, between the 1904 St. Louis games and the 1908 London Olympics. The IOC planned that this second series of games would also be held every four years, but only in Greece. Even though these games were more successful than the 1900 or 1904 Olympics, they were held only once and their medals are not included in the IOC's official tables.