Tagged: Frank Shorr

Yankees owner George Steinbrenner dies

George Steinbrenner, long-time owner of the New York Yankees, died today in Tampa, FL at the age of 80 after suffering a heart attack. Boston University Professor of Sports Journalism Frank Shorr reacts to the passing of the baseball icon calling Steinbrenner a “lightning rod” who made the sport better: “He was a lightning rod […]

SCOTUS slaps down NFL

In a unanimous vote, the Supreme Court denied the National Football League its goal of broad protection from antitrust suits.  The high court ruled on a case involving a license for making souvenir caps and sent to back to a lower court to further consideration allegations by a smaller company that challenged the league’s 10-year […]

Tiger’s Return

As Tiger Woods readies for his return to golf on Thursday (his tee time is 1:42 p.m. to be exact), Boston University Professor of Sports Journalism Frank Shorr talks to BU Now about what Tiger can expect from fans and the media, and the impact of his presence at Augusta on the rest of the […]