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Portland Thorns nominated for top sports franchise honors

The Portland Thorns are one of six teams that'll vie for a franchise honor with five other pro sports teams. The Sports Business Awards, which are presented by American City Business Journals, the PBJ's parent, honor a bevy of teams and individuals i...

By | 2019-03-18T21:53:58+00:00 March 18th, 2019|Sports|

Baseball introduces more rule changes to speed up play — will they make a difference?

With only about two weeks to go in spring training, Major League Baseball managers in Arizona and Florida are whittling down rosters and getting a much clearer picture of what lies ahead in the regular season. What isn’t as clear is how a batch of rul...

By | 2019-03-16T17:43:55+00:00 March 16th, 2019|Sports|

Gauging which St. Louis companies might tie their brand to the city’s MLS bid (Poll)

#MLS4THELOU took another step this week in its effort to secure corporate sponsors as the ownership group looks to bolster its case to land an MLS expansion team in St. Louis.  MLS Commissioner Don Garber on Monday visited St. Louis to meet with local...

By | 2019-03-15T19:53:47+00:00 March 15th, 2019|Sports|

Nick Foles’ goodbye letter: ‘It was always going to be Philly’

Last year, quarterback Nick Foles helped the Philadelphia Eagles win their first Super Bowl. Now, he's leaving Philadelphia for the Jacksonville Jaguars in a four-year contract worth $88 million. But he wants everyone in Philadelphia from the front off...

By | 2019-03-14T11:53:04+00:00 March 14th, 2019|Sports|