Concussion Lawsuits Consolidated into One Mega Suit

Numerous new outlets have reported recently on the many lawsuits filed against the National Football League, accusing the league of hiding information that linked football-related...

Blackmun Stood Up Just When the U.S. Olympics Needed Him Most

I've known United States Olympic Committee (USOC) chief executive Scott Blackmun for over 15 years, and I have seen him, on occasion, enjoy a...

Sport Administrators Must Learn From Past Mistakes

Colleges across the country are gearing up for the annual summer camp season and no school wants to be exposed to the negative publicity...

How NBC ended Qatar’s Olympic bid for the 2020 Summer Games

So the Summer Olympics are nothing more than just a TV show that would have trouble competing with other sports, entertainment and politics if...

Rogge Refuses to Allow Saudi Arabia to Let Women Compete Under IOC Flag

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge has revealed there is no chance that Saudi Arabia's female athletes will be able to compete at...

IOC Sidesteps Political Issues for 2020 Olympic Games

(Editor’s Note.  The selection of Olympic host cities has become a very controversial process over the past 15 years.  Ethnic and nationalist concerns, economic...

More Examples of the Impact of Sport on Society

A series of spectator scandals have driven Germany’s football supremos to the verge of despair. Wolfgang Niersbach, President of the DFB national soccer federation...

World Soccer Clubs Worth A Lot of Money

Manchester United, valued at US$853 million, remains the world’s most valuable football (soccer) brand, with Germany’s FC Bayern München moving from fourth to second...

The ‘Student’ in Student-Athlete Has Gotten Lost

It was recently reported that football players at the University of North Carolina made up over one-third of the total students enrolled in questionable...

High School Football an Endangered Species

School boards have begun work getting budgets in place for the new 2012-13 school year. The people who do the budgets and the people...

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