League of Fans - Collective Bargaining Action!

Nader to Lurie, Tagliabue: Rescind Terrell Owens' Suspension and Inactive Designation (11/10/05)

Ralph Nader's Book Review of "What’s My Name, Fool? Sports and Resistance in the United States" (8/5/05)

Dave Zirin, author of "What's My Name, Fool? Sports and Resistance in the United States," on why he wrote the book: Storming the Castle: Why We Need To Know Our Radical Sports History (7/14/05)

League of Fans' "Good Sports, Bad Sports" email bulletin. Topics: Good Sports - NBA and Player’s Association Reach Labor Agreement, Avoid Lockout; Bad Sports - Robin Hood in Reverse: Supreme Court Decides Private Use is “Public Use” in Eminent Domain Case (6/29/05)

League of Fans' Statement on the NHL’s Cancellation of the 2004-05 Season and the Ongoing Lockout (2/18/05)

League of Fans' Position on the Use of Steroids and other Performance-Enhancing Substances in Sports (1/14/05)

League of Fans Urges National Hockey League Commissioner Not to Lock-Out Players (9/2/04)

Ralph Nader and League of Fans urge Major League Baseball to adopt worker rights standards for product licensing agreements (2/10/04)

Ralph Nader's letter to the New York Times' sports editor regarding the distortion of meaning of his letter to NBA Commissioner Stern (6/17/02)

Ralph Nader and League of Fans' letter to NBA Commissioner David Stern regarding egregious officiating (6/4/02)

Ralph Nader's "In the Public Interest" column on collective bargaining in Major League Baseball (10/17/01)

(Complete List of Actions)

Media Coverage

Ron Agostini, " Let's all hope this weekend is better," Modesto Bee (CA), January 12, 2006. (Letter)

Clark Judge, "2005 Whizzinators II: Here's the lowdown," CBS SportsLine.com, January 5, 2006. (Letter)

Gregory Moore, "SPEAKING OF AN ATROCITY…THE BOXING WORLD NEEDS TO BE FINED," BlackAthlete.net, December 8, 2005. (Letter)

Gwen Knapp, "Time to say 'What the heck' and play Tooey," San Francisco Chronicle, December 1, 2005. (Letter)

"Specter Looking Into Owens Case," NBC 10 (WCAU-Philadelphia), November 29, 2005. (Letter)

David Zirin, "Sports: Which Side Are You On? My Response to Dr. Christian Christensen," Political Affairs Magazine, November 25, 2005. (Letter)

"Grapevine Whine - Defending Terrell?," News Hounds, November 22, 2005. (Letter)

Garth Woolsey, "More questions than answers for T.O.," Toronto Star, November 20, 2005. (Letter)

Dan O'Neill, "Thanks, especially for the memories," St. Louis Post-Dispatch, November 19, 2005. (Letter)

Dave McKenna, "An Individual Talent," Washington City Paper, November 18-24, 2005. (Letter)

"COMMENTARY: Terrell Owens' talent wasted due to lack of character," Desert Dispatch (Barstow, CA), November 18, 2005. (Letter)

David Rothenberg, "Terrell Owens: Bigger than Football," The Dartmouth (Dartmouth College), November 18, 2005. (Letter)

Phil Sheridan, "Smart thing for McNabb is to have the surgery," Philadelphia Inquirer, November 17, 2005. (Letter)

"Good Morning Lowcountry," The Post and Courier (Charleston, SC), November 17, 2005. (Letter)

Larry O'Rourke, "NFL to conduct Owens arbitration hearing at Eagles' facility," Allentown Morning Call (PA), November 16, 2005. (Letter)

Nancy Gay, "Moss-T.O. duo 'wouldn't work'," San Francisco Chronicle, November 16, 2005. (Letter)

Tom Knott, "It's not all about you, T.O.," Washington Times, November 16, 2005. (Letter)

Gil Spencer, "Lawmakers scrambling to save their jobs," The Delaware County Times (PA), November 16, 2005. (Letter)

Dave Zirin, "P.O'd About T.O.," AlterNet, November 15, 2005. (Letter)

Mark Eckel, "Owens release highly unlikely," Trenton Times, November 15, 2005. (Letter)

Bob Grotz, "Everything’s in line for T.O.’s hearing," The Delaware County Times (PA), November 15, 2005. (Letter)

Phil Sheridan, "McNabb was back - right until the end," Philadelphia Inquirer, November 15, 2005. (Letter)

Sam Donnellon, "Owens won't go away quietly," Philadelphia Daily News, November 15, 2005. (Letter)

"NFL insider: T.O.'s strange allies," Associated Press, November 15, 2005. (Letter)

Dan O'Neill, "O'Neill's Hit & Run: Tuesday Edition: TAG TEAM," St. Louis Post-Dispatch, November 15, 2005. (Letter)

Erin Nusbaum, "Sports, real world colliding," The Daily (University of Washington-Seattle), November 15, 2005. (Letter)

Dan Steinberg and Desmond Bieler, "The Starting Lineup: Say My Name," Washington Post, November 14, 2005. (Letter)

"Suspended disbelief," Associated Press, November 13, 2005. (Letter)

Ed Wiley III, "Jackson, Nader Calls T.O.'s Punishment Unfair," BET.com, November 13, 2005. (Letter)

Jon Saraceno, "Eagles eager to prove they don't need T.O. to win," USA Today, November 13, 2005. (Letter)

Andrew Tavani, "Interview With The Great Ralph Nader," 500 Words (blog), November 12, 2005. (Letter)

Bob Brookover, "Jesse Jackson defends T.O.," Philadelphia Inquirer, November 12, 2005. (Letter)

Jeff Schultz, "Take T.O. timeout, Pack and 9," Atlanta Journal-Constitution, November 12, 2005. (Letter)

"NFL notebook: Eagles turn to replacements," Associated Press, November 12, 2005. (Letter)

"Nader thrusts himself into T.O. drama: Consumer advocate says Eagles trampling on free speech, ticket-holders," NBC 10 (WCAU-Philadelphia), November 11, 2005. (Letter)

"Nader chides Lurie, Tagliabue, says putting T.O. on ice cheats fans," Philadelphia Daily News, November 11, 2005. (Letter)

Alex Marvez, "Ephraim says Owens was a good teammate," South Florida Sun-Sentinel, November 11, 2005. (Letter)

Bob Brookover, "Eagles Notes: Consumer/T.O. advocate," Philadelphia Inquirer, November 11, 2005. (Letter)

John Ryan, "McNabb a class act: Nader backs T.O.," San Jose Mercury News, November 11, 2005. (Letter)

Pete Alfano, "Cowboys bit players in Eagles saga," Ft. Worth Star-Telegram, November 11, 2005. (Letter)

Ray McNulty, "Union needs to stand up for what's right, not Terrell Owens," Scripps Newspapers, November 11, 2005. (Letter)

Dan Gelston, "McNabb says Eagles ready to move on without Owens," Associated Press, November 10, 2005. (Letter)

Curtis Eichelberger, "Banned NFL Receiver Owens Finds Friend in Ralph Nader," Bloomberg News, November 10, 2005. (Letter)

"Full Text Of Ralph Nader Letter," NBC 10 (WCAU-Philadelphia), November 10, 2005. (Letter)

"Nader to Lurie, Tagliabue: Rescind Terrell Owens' Suspension and Inactive Designation," Common Dreams, November 10, 2005. (Letter)

"What's My Name, Fool? Sports and Resistance in the United States," Common Dreams, August 6, 2005. (Book Review)

Ray Buck, "Fans want players to come clean," Ft. Worth Star-Telegram, April 3, 2005. (Performance-Enhancing Substances)

Selena Roberts, "Don't Forget to Bring Your Own Truth Serum," New York Times, December 8, 2004. (more on performance-enhancing drugs)

Lyle Richardson, "SPECTOR: NHL math doesn't add up," FOXSports.com, September 27, 2004. (action)

"League of Fans Urges National Hockey League Commissioner Not to Lock-Out Players," Common Dreams, September 2, 2004 (action)

"League of Fans to NHL Commissioner: NO LOCKOUT!," Ontario Independent Media Center, September 2, 2004 (action)

"League of Fans Urges National Hockey League Commissioner Not to Lock-Out Players," New York City Independent Media Center, September 2, 2004 (action)

"Ralph Nader and League of Fans Urge Major League Baseball to Adopt Worker Rights Standards for Product Licensing Agreements," NYC Indymedia Center, February 12, 2004. (action)

"Ralph Nader and League of Fans Urge Major League Baseball to Adopt Worker Rights Standards for Product Licensing Agreements," Common Dreams, February 10, 2004. (action)

Andy Friedlander, "Chat Room; Ralph Nader, Consumer advocate," Fort Worth Star-Telegram, May 18, 2003. (action) / (action)

Capital Research Center, "Briefly Noted," Organization Trends, July, 2002. (action)

Ralph Nader, "Distortion Noted," New York Times, June 23, 2002. (action)

Bill Livingston, "When will NBA whistle refs?," Cleveland Plain Dealer, June 17, 2002. (action)

Harvey Araton, "Conspiracy Theorists Miss One at the Line," New York Times, June 10, 2002. (action)

Ray Ratto, "Nader and League of Fans are on the case," ESPN.com, June 8, 2002. (action)

Seth Sandronsky, "A Hoop Dream?," Common Dreams, June 8, 2002. (action)

Ken Peters, "Unsafe at Any Series," Associated Press, June 7, 2003. (action)

Tim Keown, "This Week's List," ESPN The Magazine, June 7, 2002. (action)

"Nader urges Stern to review officiating," USA Today, June 6, 2002. (action)

Maria Recio, "Nader wants whistle to be blown on NBA," Fort Worth Star-Telegram, June 6, 2002, p 1. (action)

Mark Kreidler, "Forget the conspiracy and hit the free throws," Sacramento Bee, June 6, 2002, p C7. (action)

"Nader urges NBA to review officiating," San Francisco Chronicle, June 5, 2002, p C-2. (action)

"Nader requests Game 6 review," San Jose Mercury News, June 6, 2002. (action)

"Nader blows whistle," Sacramento Bee, June 5, 2002, p C6. (action)

"Nader wants NBA to review West's Game 6," Associated Press, June 5, 2002. (action)

Ralph Nader, "No Work Stoppage for Baseball!," syndicated column: In the Public Interest, October 17, 2001. (action)

(Complete List of Media Coverage)

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