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Recent Deviant Acts in Sports

As followers of sports we all know or should know that deviance in sport has existed across time and space and throughout the world,...

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...

Nelson Mandela Used Sports To Heal a Racially Divided South Africa

The history books seldom, if at all, mention Nelson Mandela with sports. However, Charles P. Korr, a history professor emeritus at the University of Missouri-St....

Positives and Negatives of Student-Athletes using Social Media

Social media has become a widely used tool to communicate information from one source to another. Social media technologies, such as Twitter and Facebook...

Glass Ceiling for Women in Sports Administration?

It is no secret that many women feel shut out of top jobs in collegiate athletic departments. Many of the schools who compete at...

Time to Stop Prejudice Against Chinese Athletes

Since the opening of the London Olympic Games last week, a small number of Western media have indulged in making up stories about  China that...

NCAA to Relocate Championships From North Carolina for 2016-17

Based on the NCAA's commitment to fairness and inclusion, the Association will relocate all seven previously awarded championship events from North Carolina during the 2016-17...

Augusta National Slowly Changing its Discriminatory Tradition

The problem with Augusta National Golf Club’s long history of discrimination against women and minorities is that it becomes a very public place for...

Weird and Obscure Sports Rules

As someone who passionately follows sports, it was with laughter and great pleasure that I ran across information that is quirky and useful as sports...

Intervention: Sports as a Mechanism for Behavior Change

Early Sunday morning workouts are when some of the best conversations happen at the gym. It happened to be one of those late summer...

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