Is Practicing Good Sportsmanship a Dying Art?

(Editor’s Note.  This story is based in part on a story that originally ran in the Columbus Post-Dispatch.  Poor behavior by both athletes and...

How NBC ended Qatar’s Olympic bid for the 2020 Summer Games

So the Summer Olympics are nothing more than just a TV show that would have trouble competing with other sports, entertainment and politics if...

Barras Bravas Terrorize Argentina Soccer Clubs

Argentina soccer fans are apparently a tad upset that their team, Racing, is playing so poorly. They're so beside themselves, in fact, that one...

Rogge Refuses to Allow Saudi Arabia to Let Women Compete Under IOC Flag

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge has revealed there is no chance that Saudi Arabia's female athletes will be able to compete at...

Diabetes Could Pose Major Health Threat to Future Generations

Nearly 1 in 4 American adolescents may be on the verge of developing Type 2 diabetes or could already be diabetic, representing a sharp...

More Examples of the Impact of Sport on Society

A series of spectator scandals have driven Germany’s football supremos to the verge of despair. Wolfgang Niersbach, President of the DFB national soccer federation...

World Soccer Clubs Worth A Lot of Money

Manchester United, valued at US$853 million, remains the world’s most valuable football (soccer) brand, with Germany’s FC Bayern München moving from fourth to second...

The ‘Student’ in Student-Athlete Has Gotten Lost

It was recently reported that football players at the University of North Carolina made up over one-third of the total students enrolled in questionable...

High School Football an Endangered Species

School boards have begun work getting budgets in place for the new 2012-13 school year. The people who do the budgets and the people...

Even the Mighty Can Fall

On May 3 a number of news outlets reported the story that the Florida State athletic department may be forced to cut as much...

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