Should Student-Athletes Be Paid? Views from Both Sides

A.J. Green of the University of Georgia had to sit out four games at the beginning of the 2010 season because he sold one...

Nelson Mandela Used Sports To Heal a Racially Divided South Africa

The history books seldom, if at all, mention Nelson Mandela with sports. However, Charles P. Korr, a history professor emeritus at the University of Missouri-St....

Indian Sports: Initiatives, Obstacles and Requirements

India, a country with a population of more than 1 billion, has achieved limited success in the international arena of sports, especially in the...

Prescription Drugs Number 1 Drug Killer in America

The Digest recently posted a story about a research study on the increase in the occurrence of knee osteoarthritis among older Americans.  The gist...

Ethics investigator Garcia resigns after slamming FIFA independence and leadership

FIFA independent ethics investigator Michael Garcia has resigned in protest of the handling of his report into bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World...

NCAA Athletic Directors Believe Pay-for-Play Has “No Part” in College Athletics

One hundred twenty members of the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics convened at the Division 1A's athletic directors' meeting this week and...

Augusta National Slowly Changing its Discriminatory Tradition

The problem with Augusta National Golf Club’s long history of discrimination against women and minorities is that it becomes a very public place for...

Los Angeles 2024 Officials Say Games Would be Most Eco Friendly Ever

"LA 2024 will be the greenest Games in history, including the first ever energy positive Games,” LA 2024 Chairman Casey Wasserman said after California...

Gender Equality Key in Baseball-Softball Regaining Olympic Status

Gender equality, with concurrent men’s and women’s tournaments staged in the same arena, as in tennis, could be a key element in the campaign...

NCAA Division I Schools at it Again

An article on this blog a few days ago mentioned that some 125 Division I Schools had petitioned the NCAA to reconsider its August...

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