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A Crazy Week in Pro Cycling, and an "Unthinkable" Merger; The Costs of Historic Success; Roglic to Move On; Saudi Arabia's Designs on International Sport; Leadership Styles in Sports

Final Thoughts on the Vuelta; How to Create a Winning Environment; Cycling Mega-"Merger" - Good or Bad? The Crit Situation; New Joint Agreement for the Riders; Challenges in Women's Cycling

Jumbo-Visma Manages to Overcome "Adversity;" Did the Media Influence Vuelta Outcome? What is Really Happening at NCL? New Life for the UCI Points Ranking?

Jumbo-Visma Sets a High Bar; But How Will the Team Race in Week 3? Cable TV and the Impact on Sports; AVV's Legacy; Gravel and Alternative Racing; The Future for Women's Sports

Kuss is First American to Lead a Grand Tour in Ten Years; Poor Organization Continues at Vuelta; Lotto-Dstny Drama; Shortfalls in TV Coverage; Recent Doping Cases

Disastrous Start to Vuelta; Rwanda Worlds in Question? How Much Difference Did "Unchained" Make? Maryland Classic Set for Second Running; Younger and Younger Riders

Crowded Race Calendar; Freeman Case Finally Wraps - With Lessons for the Future; Confusing Team Developments; SBT Gravel; Will Apple Buy ESPN, and What Could It Mean for Cycling?

Worlds Wrap Up, With Economics Uncertain; Sportswashing Hits the Mainstream Media; Do More Dollars Create More Competitive Success? Sports Content Increasingly Driving Media Survival Strategies

Scottish Festival of Cycling Marred By Protest; Bronny James Event a Warning? Lappartient Threatens Britain; NCL Developments; Women's Cycling Shouldn't Be Modeled After Men's

Vollering and SDWorx Dominate TdFF; Evenepoel Grabs Third San Sebastian, Initial Tour TV Reports; Delayed Punishments; In the Broadcast Booth; The Joy of RAGBRAI

Men Finish, as the Women Start; Is Vingegaard Being Unfairly Questioned? New Films; New Agent Group Forms; Is Remco Moving, or What?

Dead Heat in the Tour; Tough Times in Sports Media; Ideas from the NBA and MLB; UCI Reverses Transgender Policy, Troubles at Israel-Premier Tech

As Tour Comes into Focus in France, AVV Takes Another Giro Donne in Italy; Controversy in the AIGCP; Saudi Money Keeps on Flowing, Basketball's New CBA, and Netflix Season 2

As Baseball and Golf Reinvent Themselves, Why Not Cycling? Tour Kicks Off With a Different Feel; Lappartient's New Job; The Safety of Women's Racing ...

National Championships; Developments in Sports TV Rights; Sponsorship Woes; Froome Misses Tour; Flanders and Tour de Suisse Combine

"Unchained" Spawns a New Cottage Industry; Tour Preparation Races Wind Down; UCI Points Change Impact? Lessons from Global Basketball and Women's Soccer ...

Big News From the Worlds of Golf and Soccer; Where Will Saudi Arabia Invest Next? TdF Hints From the Dauphiné; Safety and Women's Racing

Unbound Still Evolving; Does Lappartient Really Need Another Job? Confusion in Transgender Guidelines; Joe Martin Race Illustrates Challenges; Bentonville is "Bike City" ...

Roglič Expunges His Demons; Cavendish Is Still Here; Impact of the New UCI Points System; SDWorx' Incredible Season; New UCI Equipment Rules ...

Boring Racing to Continue; Why All the Calls to Cancel the Giro? Juvenile Twitter Battles Overshadow the Race, Mo Wilson Trial Delayed; Cycling Media Shuffles ...

Giro Gets Crazy; How Many Riders Have COVID? UCI Outburst Over Helicopters; Sports Salaries; Sustainability Update

Giro Controversies Start Early On; An Exciting Vuelta Femenina; Women's Sports and TV Rights; Safety in Gravel Racing; UCI to Allow Russian Athletes

Young Riders Shine at Romandie; Unchained Docudrama Drops Promo; U.S. Racing Gets Another Crit Series; Triathlon’s Doping Wake-up Call

Evenepoel Dominant at Liege; Sea Otter Shows Growth; Changing Landscape of Sponsorship; Saudi Sports Investments Spur Change

Pogačar Wins Again; "Big Six" Dominance Leading to Renewed Calls for Salary Cap; U.S. Racing Underway; Scarcity Value in Sports

Big 6 Continues to Dominate; Is Women's Cycling More Exciting Than Men's? Challenges of cycling TV; "Category Doping" at Paralympics; Transgender Sports Controversy Continues

The End of Specialization? Is Sports Media By-Passing Cycling? A Major Bankruptcy; NCL Kicks Off; A Push to Promote E-Bikes

The "Golden Age" - Good or Bad? Controversy Around Gifting Races; WBC Highlights the Power of Sport; Hansen Elected CPA Prez; Change, Risk and Opportunity in Sport

A Long MSR Reveals Top 2023 Riders; Faulkner Controversy; FIFA's Sponsorship Gaffe; Cycling to Cure Depression? Anrooij Takes Trofeo Alfredo Binda

Competing WT Stage Races; Collaboration on the Horizon Between ASO and RCS? Netflix Sports; Lessons From Women's Tennis; Conflicts of Interest in Sport; Lefevere Mouths Off Yet Again ...

Sport and Surveillance Technology; New TTT Format; Olympic Corruption Stories Continue; Continuing Cycling Media Carnage; UCI V.P. Cleared of Doping Charges; UHC Continues Sponsorship of Maryland Race

The Classics Get Underway; Tracking Sports Media Content; LIV Updates; NILs and Cycling; Caffeine and Cycling; Money Continues to Pour Into Sports

An Exciting Way to Decide Dead Heats; Remembering Major Taylor; The Volatile Value of Sports Rights; Can Sports Fans Save America?

Middle East Racing; Improved Concussion Protocols; Is Ticket Revenue That Important? The Russia Question; The B&B Hotels Collapse

Cycling's Role in Combating Climate Change

Titans Face Off at CX Worlds; Tough Times for Media; Safety in the News Again; Transgender Sport Controversy Continues; Who is the Trendiest Sports Federation?

Early season racing spans the globe; new bellwethers for women's cycling; new approaches for talent identification; continuing controversy around Russia in sports ...

WorldTour Racing Back in Business; New Red Bull Talent Program; Saudi Arabia Continues Buying Spree; Future Trends in Sports and Technology

Special Issue: Pro Cycling Media - Challenges and Opportunities

Sports Media Values Soar; A New President for the CPA; New Approaches for Women's Sport; More Saudi Sport Buys; On-Going Cavendish Soap Opera

Van Aert's Domination Continues; Legacy of the Qatar World Cup; Quintana, Lopez Out of WT; Colbrelli Switches Jobs; Triathlon Group Raises Money; NCL Announces 2023 Teams

Sports a Centralizing Force in '22; The Potential of Women's Cycling; UCI Finally Makes Some Changes; Exciting Cyclocross Season a Boon