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By John McAfee
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Mark Feldstein
When noted NBC sportscaster Bob Costas took to the air at halftime of the Washington-Dallas NFL football last month to ask Redskins owner Dan Snyder and Redskin fans to come clean about the insulting, "racist" nature of the team's name, he wasn't exactly coming clean about his own network's financial interest in the controversy.
For the 26th year running, Santa and his retinue — elves, reindeer, the Grinch, Frosty — will do water sports on the Potomac River. Yes, water sports.
He noted that NBC is such a huge corporation and has pieces of so many sports leagues and events that the small Oneida Indian Nation and its occasional boxing cards could not wield much influence over the network.
"When in doubt, disclosure is better," he said.