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Spread of Synthetic Marijuana a Growing Problem in College Athletics

A story ran in the Mobile Press-Register on Sunday, July 29, about the death in September 2011 of a basketball player at Anderson  College...

Who Will Listen Now That the NCAA has Spoken in Penn State Scandal?

(Editor’s Note.  Anthony Lubrano, a member of the Board of Trustees for Penn State University, was widely quoted as making the following short statement...

In the End, It Really is How You Play the Game

The New York Times ran a story July 1 about the last contract Joe Paterno negotiated with Penn State before he was dismissed as coach...

Athletic Trainers Support Guidelines to Prevent Training Injuries and Deaths

Twenty-one NCAA football players have died during conditioning workouts during the past 12 years.  Each summer also brings stories of high school athletes having...

Who Should Anchor in London: Gatlin or Gay?

The United States should have an excellent 4x100-meter relay team at the 2012 London Olympics. Six of the athletes who competed in the finals...

The Sandusky Jury Rules and Now Life Must Go On

I was cleaning my kitchen after finishing up dinner Friday night as ESPN droned on in the background. Suddenly, I dropped what I was...

College Faculties and the Seven Deadly Sins

(Editor’s Note:  This article is a counterpoint to one by Dr. Richard Vedder and they are being posted together on this blog. The purpose of a...

Academy Offers New Bachelor’s Degree in Strength and Conditioning

The United States Sports Academy is now offering the only online bachelor’s degree in Strength and Conditioning that prepares students in all aspects of...

Summitt Has Made a Difference in Young Women’s Lives

When Pat Summitt came to the United States Sports Academy nearly three years ago to receive an honorary doctorate, the winningest college basketball coach...

Ethics Prevails Over Wins in Petrino Matter

“Today’s announcement is the culmination of a comprehensive search process that was intended to identify a leader for our football program that would serve...

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