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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...

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...

Barras Bravas Terrorize Argentina Soccer Clubs

Argentina soccer fans are apparently a tad upset that their team, Racing, is playing so poorly. They're so beside themselves, in fact, that one...

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...

The Effect of Fewer White Births on Sport

Most people don’t pay too much attention to census data.  In the U.S. the Constitution mandates that a census be done every 10 years. ...

Football Too Violent For Its Own Good

Youth football leagues across the country will soon begin to sign players up for their fall leagues. But there is a growing concern, even among...

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...

Biggest Losers? Minnesota Taxpayers

(Editor’s Note.  The following article is reprinted here with the express permission of The Heartland Institute.  This article appeared on their site’s blog at...

Are We a Nation of Fat People?

Taming the obesity epidemic in this country needs an all-hands-on-deck strategy so that schools provide students 60 minutes of physical activity daily, fast-food restaurants...

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