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...

Junior Seau’s Death Just Another Football Statistic?

I didn’t know Junior Seau although I met him on the day he was drafted into the National Football League in 1990 and probably...

College Faculties and the Seven Deadly Sins

(Editor’s Note:  This article is a counterpoint to one by Dr. Richard Vedder and they are being posted together on this blog. The purpose of a...

College Sports and the Seven Deadly Sins

(Editor’s Note:  This article and a counterpoint by Dr. Arthur Ogden are being posted together on this blog. The purpose of a blog should...

BountyGate: The Crime and Punishment

Taxation without representation is a famous statement of the American Revolution. Punishment without evidence is not allowed by the American Constitution. Commissioner Roger Goodell wants players...

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