London 2012 Take over Olympic Village to Coincide With Six Months Until Start of...

(Editor’s Note.  One of the major issues that any Olympic Games creates is what to do when the Games end with the facilities constructed...

More Evidence that Universities May Have Problems Setting Priorities

On January 25, 2012 an article appeared on The Chronicle of Higher Education blog.  The article covered the decision by the University of Maryland...

The NCAA—Guilty Until Proven Innocent

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is  an organization created by colleges over 100 years ago in an effort to avoid federal government interference...

Book on Coach Bryant Paints a Portrait of a Leader

(Editor’s Note.  This piece is a review of the most recent book, “The Long Shadow of Coach Paul ‘Bear’ Bryant,” by Dr. Gaylon McCollough. ...

Salaries rising for new college football coaches

New head football coaches at major-college programs will be paid an average of nearly 35% more next season than what their predecessors made in...

The Football Derby of India: A Historical Perspective

(Editor’s Note. Association football is the second most popular sport in India, behind cricket.  India has won two Asian Games championships (1951 and 1962);...

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...

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