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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...

Periodization for Coaching Distance Runners—Timing is the Key to Training

(Editor’s Note.  How hard and how often to train are issues that concern both serious and recreational runners.  Dr. Buns is an experienced runner...

European Politicians Pour Scorn Over Sepp Blatter’s Handling of ISL Scandal

Sepp Blatter has been accused of sweeping the notorious ISL bribery scandal under the table in a damning new report that heaps fresh embarrassment...

Cup Won by 1896 Olympic Marathon Winner Returns to Greece for World Record Fee

(Editor’s Note.  Real world economics and politics are constant forces interacting with sport in the Olympic movement.  This story is relevant because of the...

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 NCAA: A Case of the Fox Guarding the Hen House

(Editor’s Note.  This piece is similar in tone to an article by Dr. Vetter that was recently published by the Chronicle of Higher Education. ...

South Africans Upset Over London 2012 Deal with Chinese Company

(Editor’s Note.  The start of the 2012 Summer Olympics is now barely 3 months away.  The following story demonstrates the continued (and perhaps inevitable)...

Women Still Have Miles to Travel Before Achieving Equality

The struggles faced by women in attaining equality in the working world have been highlighted recently by two major news stories from the world...

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