The Pay Gap Grows Between Men and Women Coaches

An interesting but often overlooked area that is covered by Title IX legislation entails equitable pay of the coaches of men’s and women’s athletics...

The Impact of Athletics on Academics

The obesity epidemic has generated notable interest, as reflected in the First Lady’s Let’s Move initiative, which focuses on providing information so “...families, schools...

Hail to the Whippets!

A few weeks ago, I was honored to attend the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Mobile County School’s (MCTS) last undefeated state champion football...

Armour: Mickelson’s Split with Caddie Probably isn’t What You Think

Splits are never easy. Handling them with grace and maturity is even harder. Just as they once set the standard for stability, Phil Mickelson and...

The Ponderous NFL Regular Season Ends On Sunday

The National Football League’s regular season ends this weekend and it has been a ponderous campaign with people weighing on a players quietly staging...

The Development of Soccer through ‘Big Data’ and Technology

‘Big data’ – defined as large volumes of structured and unstructured data that can be amalgamated to provide new insights – has had a...

2016 is the Year of the Underdog

It is only early November, but 2016 will go down as the year of the underdog in sports. Here are some of the moments...

Best All-Time St. Louis Blues Team in NHL History

You miss 100% of the shots you never take.  –Wayne Gretzky The St. Louis Blues were established in 1967 and are starting the NHL playoffs...

The NFL’s Slow Suicide into Non-Relevance

There is no doubt that politics has long played a part in sports from the beginning. One could argue, according to one of Merriam-Webster’s...

Periodization for Coaching Distance Runners—Timing is the Key to Training

(Editor’s Note.  How hard and how often to train are issues that concern both serious and recreational runners.  Dr. Buns is an experienced runner...

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