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Dureson Death Back in the News

This blog has run a number of stories over the past year or so about the growing realization in the sporting world about just...

A Flawed System for Providing Student-Athletes With Medical Care

Marjorie Albolm is the head of the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA).  She was recently in Washington, D.C. for her group’s annual Capitol Hill...

Exercise Can Help Prevent Dementia-Related Deaths

We've long known that exercise is great preventive medicine, but we generally think of it in terms of curbing the risk of cardiovascular disease,...

Fitness is for Everyone, No Matter How Old You Are

A recent article in the Chicago Tribune “Primetime” section may be of interest to readers who themselves are reaching their golden years or who...

Business, the Law and the NCAA

(Editor’s Note.  In late January, 2012 the Digest posted an article concerning the lack of due process in NCAA enforcement cases.  This article follows...

A Century After Vesuvius, Rome’s Olympic Dreams Dashed by Eruption of Europe’s Finances

It is supposed to be a time for celebrating love, but Valentine's Day 2012 will go down as the moment when the tremors of...

Two Suggestions for Improving the Super Bowl

(Editor’s Note.  Sporting events are in a sense entertainment and marketing vehicles.  The business of sports drives much of what goes on during games. ...

Examining New Models in Sports Media

(Editor’s Note. Dr. Janas is an entrepreneur with many interests.  The Sport Digest published another piece by Dr. Janas in December, 2011.  In that...

UConn Attempts to Reverse NCAA Tourney Ban

(Editor’s Note:  The NCAA has been tightening standards on Division I college football and basketball programs by requiring better academic performance from student-athletes.  The...

More Recognition of the Dangers of Concussions

The Georgia legislature is currently considering House Bill 673, titled “Georgia’s Return to Play Act of 2012”.  Several current and former Atlanta Falcons jplayers...

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