Early Childhood Play Critical for Adult Health

More and more empirical research is demonstrating that the earliest years of our lives are crucial in many ways, includ­ing how they set us...

Olympic security is no joke

Upon arrival in the Olympic city, it rained. No surprise. The newspapers were full of stories about security concerns relating to the Summer Games,...

American Politics Invades London in Time for the Olympics

America’s Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, the self-named savior of the Salt Lake 2002 Winter Olympics is taking the battle for the White House...

National Healthcare Debate Rages On

The media and all of its pundits have heavily debated the landmark ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on the Affordable Health Care Act...

Ukrainian General Secretary Expelled After Summer Olympics Ticket Scandal

Volodymyr Gerashchenko, the former general secretary of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine (NOCU), has been expelled after he was filmed by the BBC...

The Sandusky Jury Rules and Now Life Must Go On

I was cleaning my kitchen after finishing up dinner Friday night as ESPN droned on in the background. Suddenly, I dropped what I was...

‘Green and pleasant’ Land Opening Ceremony Includes Sheep and Cows

Oscar-winning producer Danny Boyle has unveiled what the Olympic Stadium will look like during the Opening Ceremony of London 2012 next month and revealed...

Millar First Drug Cheat to Compete on Great Britain’s Olympic Team

David Millar, who served a two-year suspension from 2004 to 2006 after admitting to taking banned blood booster Erythropoietin (EPO), has been named to...

Academic Services for Athletes: Soon to be Open 24/7

Last week in Buffalo, New York the annual convention was held of the National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics.  A reporter for The...

Blackmun Stood Up Just When the U.S. Olympics Needed Him Most

I've known United States Olympic Committee (USOC) chief executive Scott Blackmun for over 15 years, and I have seen him, on occasion, enjoy a...

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