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View Resource NHL.com: Official Site of the National Hockey League

The NHL's official site is a good place to start for anyone interested in the professional version of Canada's national pastime. Unfortunately, the site doesn't contain an archive of boxscores and/or recaps of all games. However, extensive boxes and recaps are provided for the latest games. Updated statistics are available on a wide variety of team and individual variables, and information is...

https://www.nhl.com
View Resource XFL Calls it Quits

In what is probably the biggest flop in the history of professional sports, the Extreme Football League (XFL) has folded shop after just one season. Founded by the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) and co-owned by NBC, the XFL promised to offer a combination of hard-hitting football and spectacle in an effort to capture the coveted young male audience. A number of rules were changed, such a...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2001/0511
View Resource A to Z Encyclopaedia of Ice Hockey

Developed by the UK-based Stewart Roberts and Phil Stamp, this huge compendium of ice hockey information (over 14,000 entries) is all the more notable for its international scope. No NHL-centricity here. In fact, the only Americans and Canadians in the site's Hall of Fame are in the International Ice Hockey Federation section. A constant work-in-progress, this site is a seemingly bottomless well...

http://www.azhockey.com/
View Resource MegaSoccer.com

With over 600,000 URLs indexed, 5,000 categorized links, and a dizzying array of features and news stories, this site offers one-stop browsing for world soccer fans. Regardless of which national teams or professional leagues they follow, visitors will find recent news, editorials, and useful links. Site content may be accessed by continent, country, or league. Users may also see live scores, view...

http://www.megasoccer.com/
View Resource Professional and College Sports Still Grappling with Security Issues

The question of security in major sports venues has been the subject of much contention, and even more so after 9/11. On September 19, 2002, at a Chicago White Sox baseball game in Comiskey Park, two fans jumped out of their seats and onto the field to attack Kansas City Royals first-base coach Tom Gamboa. While the coach only suffered a minor cut and bruises, a pocket-knife belonging to one of...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2002/0920
View Resource Super Bowl Technology

One of the biggest technology stories surrounding Super Bowl XXXVII was the security measures used to spot disruptive activity and terrorists. The massive network of cameras that was used to monitor the entire stadium is described in this story (1). It also discusses police operations, face recognition systems, and entrance sensors. The Houston Texans were not in the Super Bowl for 2003, but their...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/met/2003/0131
View Resource Voters in Washington vote down subsidies for sports teams, and it appears the Sonics will leave the Emerald City

As Sonics Pack to Leave Town, Seattle Shrugs http://www.nytimes.com/2006/11/13/us/13seattle.html?_r=1&oref=slogin Seattle SuperSonics http://www.historylink.org/essays/output.cfm?file_id=3029 Seattle Center at 40: 1962 World’s Fair [pdf] http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/specials/worldsfair/ Sports, Jobs, and Taxes: The Economic Impact of Sports Teams and...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2006/1117
View Resource Cities weigh costs and benefits of new stadiums

RU jumped the gun on stadium expansion http://www.mycentraljersey.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2008811030314 Sabernomics: Sports Stadiums and Economic Development: A Summary of the Economics Literature http://www.sabernomics.com/sabernomics/index.php/2008/05/sports-stadiums-and-economic-development-a-summary-of-the-economics-literature/ Interview with Andrew Zimbalist, Sports...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2008/1107