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Coalition of environmental and human rights groups launch Olympic sponsor protest campaign

A coalition of environmental and human rights groups have launched a new online campaign here focusing on, what they claim, are the "worst" Olympic sponsors...

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...

U.S. Olympic Athletes Have a Hard-Knock Life

Middle-distance runner Nick Symmonds is brandishing temporary tattoos on his arm to the highest bidder to display at track and field meets to raise...

And the Saints Go Stumbling On

An interesting drama is now playing out on the National Football League stage.  NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell played the role of judge and jury...

Maximizing Heritage and Economic Impact From Hosting Major Sporting Events

(Editor’s Note: Professor Franco B. Ascani is the President of the Federation Internationale Cinema Television Sportifs and a member of the International Olympic Commission...

U.S. Supreme Court Next Stop for Mike Leach Case

The latest ruling by the Texas Supreme Court in college football coach Mike Leach’s case against Texas Tech University made for good press. However,...

Ball Games May Not Bring Big Bucks to Cities

In the past 20 years over 100 new or renovated sports facilities have been developed in cities across the United States for use by...

Alabama Football Coach Paul “Bear” Bryant’s System of Winning

Dr. E. Gaylon McCollough learned more than football from legendary Alabama football coach Paul “Bear” Bryant. The coach taught him how to win in...

All Hail the Coaching Gods

Who reigns supreme at university campuses? How do these deities lord their power? USA Today sets out on a quest to get answers to these...

Concussion Research Can’t Be Ignored

Ann McKee is a neruopatholigist and a leading brain concussion researcher.  When asked how she’d advise her 19-year-old son if he was offered a...

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