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Is the NCAA picking on the Junior College Athlete?

A class-action lawsuit has been filed by a group of two-year college football players which names the California State University system and several other...

Paying College Athletes is Not Acceptable

.   In response to Dr. Boyce Watkins recent diatribe (“The Madness of Not Paying College Athletes”) indicating that college athletes should be paid because they...

Lifting Weights is Good for the Heart… Doing Cardio is BAD?

Editor’s note:  This article deals with the same general topic as one just posted in this blog.  This article reflects the timeliness of work...

Can Exercise Actually Be Bad for You?

The New York Times recently ran a story concerning a study conducted in Britain on the heart health of a group of older, elite...

The Drumbeat for Pay for Play Grows Louder

It seems that everywhere a person looks these days for sports news the issue of whether or not NCAA Division I football and men’s...

Everybody Gets Paid Except for the Hired Help

Every year at this time American sport fans look forward to the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Division I basketball Final 4s.  Beginning Saturday millions...

Chicken or Egg First? Does DNA or Hard Work Make a Person a...

Over the last few years there has been a significant increase in genetic testing. Several companies are now offering genetic tests for a few...

The Dilemma of the Young Athlete: “Bigger, Stronger, Faster” May Mean “Beaten, Sick,...

In the pursuit of excellence within the sport performance arena, there are coaches and parents who push young athletes with a desire for them...

The NFL: America’s “New” Favorite Pastime

For generations, baseball was considered to be America’s favorite pastime.  In spite of the recent dispute between the owners and the NFLPA, professional football...

Can PE Classes Actually Contribute to Obesity?

Virginia lawmakers recently passed legislation requiring schools to schedule 150 minutes of physical education (PE) each week. They hope that the increased amount of...

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