U.S. Speed Skating Embroiled in Scandal

Editor’s Note: With the next Winter Olympics less than a year away, U.S. short-track speed skating is spinning into chaos, a Chicago Tribune examination has found....

Brain Study May Provide More Clues to Head Injuries in Football

The recent focus on brain injuries among athletes in football and other violent contact sports has mostly been on the development and use of...

Alabama High Schools Consider Curtailing Live Contact in Practices

The Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) recently asked its Board of Governors to restrict full contact hitting and scrimmaging to two days each...

No Safety Fears Over Tokyo 2020, IOC Evaluation Commission Assured

There should be no safety concerns about holding the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo the team of inspectors, headed by Britain's Sir Craig...

NFL Executives May Need Sensitivity Training

Reports coming out of the recent National Football League (NFL) Combine in Indianapolis have caused a small uproar in the media circles concerning NFL...

Don’t Return Medals to IOC in Protest, Russian Olympic President Tells Wrestlers

Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) President Alexander Zhukov has urged the country's Olympic wrestling medalists not to return their medals to the International Olympic Committee...

Seattle an Olympic City?

Why not Seattle? Seattle has moxie. It has verve. It has a cosmopolitan panache and more than 3.5 million people in the metropolitan area. So, why...

Rogge to Meet New International Wrestling President Next Week

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge will hold a meeting with the new head of wrestling next week to discuss the sport's controversial...

The alliance between sport and Christianity: An unnoticed victory for Pope Benedict XVI

The resignation of the Pope came suddenly and the press reacted immediately. The comments of the press were not so much about the achievements...

Florida School Cuts Stadium Deal With Questionable Partner

It is not uncommon for pro sports franchises to sell naming rights to sports facilities to well-heeled benefactors.  At least 70 pro sports facilities...

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