Does the End Draw Near for Frank McCourt?

The Sport Digest has on two previous occasions reported on the financial problems of embattled Los Angeles Dodgers owner, Frank McCourt.  McCourt’s actions in...

Justice Department to NCAA: Why Should the Rules be Different for You?

This week there have been a number of sports news reports concerning a recent letter sent by the U.S. Justice Department to Mark Emmert,...

Failing NCAA drug tests: who’s to blame?

When people think about college athletes testing positive for use of banned substances everyone thinks about performance-enhancing drugs or illegal substances such as cocaine...

Sports Are Out of Touch with Society

About two decades ago, a tall man with an identifiable nasal twang was holding court at Gallagher's Steak House one afternoon as he lifted...

Does the NCAA Exploit Athletes?

Thomas Palaima has an interesting article in this week’s Chronicle of Higher Education dealing with the NCAA regulation—or lack of such—of its member institutions...

When Will the Games End and True Equality Begin?

An even sadder NCAA story exists today than the recent news that university athletic departments are still playing games – “Gender Games” – with...

And the Walls Came Tumbling Down

Embattled Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt held a press conference in New York City on April 28 after meeting with Major League Baseball...

NFL Lockout 2011: Where Have All Our Leaders Gone?

Tonight the NFL draft gets underway in New York. This is the last vestige of the now abandoned labor agreement between the players...

Did the NCAA Come Down Hard Enough?

This blog has previously posted an article about Ohio State coach Jim Tressel and his failure to pass on information for almost nine months...

Division I Continues to Examine Agent Rules

After a litany of high-profile investigations in the summer and fall of 2010, Division I is focused on regulating how sports agents mix with...

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