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Wilpon-Katz trio that drove them into the ground

(Editor’s Note.  Issues related to the financing of sports franchise operations have a reach that extends well beyond the world of sports.  Many local...

More on the Economics of College Football

When LSU and Alabama met in the BCS National Championship Game on January 9 they were the two top ranked teams in the country. ...

Harsh Childhood Obesity Ads: Effective or Stigmatizing?

A new, in-your-face ad campaign in Georgia against childhood obesity is sparking controversy among health experts. The ads feature overweight children along with blunt messages...

Should College Football Players Go on Strike?

Now that all of the sporting public has found out the result of the latest Game of the Century and Alabama has been crowned...

Maple Baseball Bats Turn Norristown Factory into a Phenom

On the eve his high school's bid for the New York state baseball championship, Elvin Soto took a bus to Norristown in search of...

From the Past to the Present in the 400 Meter Dash

(Editor’s Note. Many people who follow track and field closely believe that the 400 meter race is the most difficult race in the sport. ...

The Furor Over Concussion Simply Isn’t Going Away

The recent labor agreement between the NFL and its players did not really address long-term health issues that former players face.  The NFL and...

Parents Should Encourage Their Kids to Become College Football Coaches

On Dec. 21 USA Today ran an update on the salaries paid by Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS)) college football programs to coaches.  The complete...

Barry Bonds and Ryan Braun Stories Cap off Bad Week for Sports Journalists

(Editor’s Note.  Evan Weiner is a frequent contributor to the Digest.  This article reflects a different perspective on the impact of performance enhancing drugs...

The Drumbeat for Pay for Play Grows Louder

It seems that everywhere a person looks these days for sports news the issue of whether or not NCAA Division I football and men’s...

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