“The nature of modern sport is cosmopolitan, but…”

Heated debate surrounds track and field in Britain, some people offended by the fact that Britain’s record nine medals in second place at the...

Alcohol Use Still a Confusing Health Issue for College Athletics

This publication has posted several articles detailing problems that colleges have had with alcohol use on their campuses.  This issue was raised again in...

NBA Economics: Amnesia, Economic Schemes and Handouts for Billionaires

(Editor’s Note.  This article is exerted from a column that first ran on Feb. 24, 2012.  Readers can read the entire column here.  Public...

Rio to Get New Golf Course for Olympic Games

(Editor’s Note.  Golf is making its first appearance in the Olympic Games in 100 years in 2016 in Rio De Janiero, Brazil.  This is...

Should Olympic Athletes Be Prohibited Shaking Hands?

“The Olympic environment is a pretty hostile one”, said Dr. Ian McCurdie, and the British Olympic Association followed up advising the Team GB athletes...

Recent Events Cloud Picture of NFL Concussions

Since August, 2011 35 lawsuits have been filed against the NFL alleging negligent and intentional behavior that has led to permanent damages to former...

“Lin-sanity” Challenging Asian Parents’ Beliefs

It is no secret that most Asian parents emphasize academic performance above all else to their children. However, whether you are a sports fan or...

Dureson Death Back in the News

This blog has run a number of stories over the past year or so about the growing realization in the sporting world about just...

A Flawed System for Providing Student-Athletes With Medical Care

Marjorie Albolm is the head of the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA).  She was recently in Washington, D.C. for her group’s annual Capitol Hill...

Exercise Can Help Prevent Dementia-Related Deaths

We've long known that exercise is great preventive medicine, but we generally think of it in terms of curbing the risk of cardiovascular disease,...

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