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Finding News Articles in Library Databases
Access World News
Full-text content of over 1,200 North American newspapers and over 2,200 international newspapers. The entire collection or a selection of newspapers by specific title, region, state, country, or continent can be searched. Rutgers restricted access.
Factiva is the primary news database, containing articles from 8,000 leading business newspapers, magazines, trade journals, newsletters, and television/radio transcripts. Rutgers Restricted Access.
Sports Industry News Sites
Online source of the most reputable sports magazine. Most articles reflect a serious journalistic standard.
The ESPN website links to text articles but not to the on-air programs except for brief highlights. With a potential lockout that could cancel the entire 2011 NFL now a distinct possibility, ESPN will be an important news source.
WFAN (660 AM), also known as "Sports Radio 66" or "The FAN", is a radio station in New York City. The Mike Francesa show (1-6pm weekdays) is a good source for periodic, serious interviews on sports labor/business themes. WFAN does not have an archive, nor are program transcriptions available. A source to be used for leads and background.
The Hockey News
Any hockey-related labor news will be in THN.
Blogs on Sports & Business/Law
Sports Law Blog
A roster of sports attorneys put in their 2 cents here about every aspect of sports law, including lockouts and specific sports unions. Use the Google box on the right (scroll down a bit) to search for past postings, going back to 2003.
The Sports Economists
A group of academic economists, some who research sports economics, some who just enjoy sports, write about various aspects of sports and economics, including collective bargaining power. Use the search box on the right to find relevant articles.