Maryland Commission Recommends Athletic Department Cut Eight Varsity Teams

(Editor’s Note.  This article appeared in several online news outlets.  It provides excellent insights into the impact of money on intercollegiate athletics and the...

Academy Seminar Spreads the Word on Injury Protection

Concussions have garnered a lot of press lately as a major source of injuries to athletes.   The NFL has been cracking down on violent...

Americans dote on sports celebrities like Joe Paterno

A little over 19 years ago, Donald Fehr and I were sitting in the dugout at Chain of Lakes Stadium in Winter Haven, Florida...

Penn State’s Biggest Loss: Child Abuse Scandal

The media is in a frenzy over the rapidly unfolding sexual abuse scandal involving the hallowed Penn State University football program. Nittany Lions assistant...

Community surprised by steroid bust

(Editor’s Note. The following article should serve as a warning to anyone who thinks that performance enhancing drug (PED) use is limited to professional...

Running May Turn Actually Help Turn Back the Clock

As our population ages more people are finding themselves still active into their 70s, 80s and 90s.  At no time in this nation’s history...

Is the NCAA Really a Part of the Mafia?

Every day sports headlines across the country proclaim the latest news on the new sport of NCAA Division I Football Bowl Championship conference realignment. ...

Sweating the Details

(Editor’s Note.  This article first appeared on Oct. 26, 2011 in a blog published by the Teachers College at Columbia University.  The link to...

Give Drug Cheats Lifetime Olympic Bans, Urges IOC’s Athletes’ Forum

The following poll results appeared on the Inside the Games blog on October 11, 2011.  It is an unscientific poll of blog readers who...

Want to Lose Weight? Eat Here

Pop quiz: It's Friday night and you're trying to decide where to take the family for a healthy dinner on the town. Should you...

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