‘Wall Street Journal’ Hosts Sports Panel of Commissioners

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By: Joe Strupp

The Wall Street Journal will host a panel discussion on the future of sports featuring a joint appearance by commissioners of the four major team sports leagues.

An announcement of the event, set for Wednesday, stated that Gary B. Bettman of the National Hockey League; Roger Goodell of the National Football League; Allan H. (Bud) Selig of Major League Baseball; and David J. Stern of the National Basketball Association will be involved.

“The event will address the business of sports, including the challenges
and opportunities the leagues face in the current economic climate, as
well as issues of competition and matters that are important to fans,” the announcement stated. It will be webcast live on WSJ.com and FOXSports.com on Wednesday beginning at 9 a.m. ET.

The full interview will also be made available following the event, here.

Robert Thomson, editor-in-chief of Dow Jones & Company and managing editor of The Wall Street Journal, will host the panel, with Sam Walker, sports editor of the Journal, moderating.

The Journal recently launched a daily sports page that now appears
Monday through Saturday in the paper and online here.

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