The rule in sports: Smoke 'em if you got 'em

Paul Lukas takes a look at the long, intertwined history between sports and smoking. Story

Updated: April 29, 2008, 12:19 PM ET
By Paul Lukas | Page 2

Braves manager Bobby Cox routinely enjoys a postgame cigar. So he was surprised to learn the other day that he may have to forgo the stogie when the Braves visit New York, because Shea Stadium is now a smoke-free facility.

Welcome to the latest intersection between sports and smoking -- and a fairly predictable one, given the anti-smoking fervor that's sweeping the land. Still, a smoking manager or coach is one thing (especially when it's a crusty old-schooler like Cox), but you almost ...

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