Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Gabarron Mural

Academy’s Gabarrón Mural Continues to Honor Jackie Robinson at 70th Anniversary of Breaking Color...

As Major League Baseball (MLB) this season celebrates the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking professional baseball’s color barrier, the United States Sports Academy...

The Pay Gap Grows Between Men and Women Coaches

An interesting but often overlooked area that is covered by Title IX legislation entails equitable pay of the coaches of men’s and women’s athletics...

Defending Champion, Israelis both Absent from World Chess Championships in Saudi Arabia

Ukraine's Anna Muzychuk is skipping the ongoing World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships in Riyadh in protest of the way women are supposedly treated...

How JFK’s Signature Changed the NFL, American Sports

  Historians and people who lived during the Kennedy Assassination 50 years ago today are spending the day reflecting on the brief presidency of John...

The Pay Gap Between Men’s and Women’s Sports Lives on 40 Years After Title...

Women’s college sports have changed enormously since the adoption of Title IX in 1972. More teams are being fielded and more athletes are participating,...
Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko

Russia’s Mutko Files Appeal Against Lifetime Olympic Ban

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko claims to have filed a case at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against the International Olympic...

Hail to the Whippets!

A few weeks ago, I was honored to attend the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Mobile County School’s (MCTS) last undefeated state champion football...

Should Bodybuilding be an Olympic Sport?

Should bodybuilding be an Olympic sport? After all, weightlifting has been an Olympic sport since 1896 and has appeared in every Olympic Games since...

Fighting in hockey: ethical and legal considerations

Certain sports, by nature, are considered violent.  The game of football on all levels, from Pee Wee to the National Football League, contains a...

Should Bodybuilding be an Olympic Sport?

Another more justifiable argument made by the IOC concerns the issue of performance enhancing drug (PED) use in professional bodybuilding. It is no secret...

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