Sunday, March 22, 2009

Serious Sports' Litany

You know the economy is serious when you read the litany of sports' changes in today's New York Times. Here's the list:
NFL cut 169 jobs
NBA will shed 1/10 th of ist staff
ESPN is not filling 200 vacant spots
USOC laid off 54 workers
Nascar laid of hundreds of workers
LPGA is dropping 4 tournaments
PGA tour is losing 3 title sponsors
Detroit Grand Prix race was cancelled
WNBA will cut 2 players on each league team
NY Jets laid off 60 workers
NBA Pacers lost $30 million this season
NBA & NFL teams have not raised ticket prices.
And on it goes. The recession-proof sector is not.


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