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NHL Owners’ Lockout

The National Hockey League's (NHL) owners' lockout of players is a rather fascinating multi-layered story. The NHL will not have a preseason this autumn....

Concussion Rate Remains Steady

Recent information collected by the NCAA’s Injury Surveillance Program indicates that the rate of football related concussions has remained steady over an eight-year period,...

‘Head Games’ Forces Viewers to Confront Concussions in Sport

Christina Master is a pediatrician and sports medicine specialist at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and fully understands the dangers concussions pose to athletes...

Time for the NFL to Step Up

One of the major issues involving young people and athletes today is the use of marijuana and other recreational drugs. I have been involved...

Weighted Disc Wheel Training for Elite Level Track Cycling Sprinters

What is Track Cycling Track cycling made its Olympic debut in 1896 (1).  Since its inception the sport has captivated athletes and spectators alike with...

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...

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