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Articles — Beyond the Scoreboard

Did the salary cap push the NFL to the brink of a canceled season?

Rick Horrow explains the salary cap’s effect on America’s major professional sports

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Visit the Inside Sports Business website!

CHAMPAIGN, IL—Inside Sports Business is a sport management community from Human Kinetics designed to keep you on top of what's happening in the world of sports business. Perfect for sports junkies and  professionals alike, the site will showcase news analysis from “The Sports Professor,” Rick Horrow, along with the latest Sport Management content from Human Kinetics. Horrow will offer his ongoing personal insights and analysis with stories, videos, leader profiles, and a weekly rundown covering events unfolding since the release of his new book with Karla Swatek, Beyond the Scoreboard: An Insider's Guide to the Business of Sport. Visit

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Meet NBA Commissioner David Stern

David Stern became the fourth commissioner of the NBA in 1984, a golden age for the league with its “Showtime” Lakers, led by Magic Johnson; archrivals Larry Bird and the Boston Celtics; and star rookies Charles Barkley, John Stockton, Hakeem Olajuwon, and Michael Jordan.

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Meet NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell

Roger Goodell, elected NFL commissioner in 2006, embodies the sports league equivalent of working one’s way up from the mailroom.

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