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. ...

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...

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...

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...

American Women Lagging in International Sports

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the passage of the landmark Civil Rights legislation, Title IX of the Civil Rights Act, that opened...

Ethics Prevails Over Wins in Petrino Matter

“Today’s announcement is the culmination of a comprehensive search process that was intended to identify a leader for our football program that would serve...

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...

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...

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