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USSA Has Alumni Connection to College World Series Contender Oklahoma State University

The United States Sports Academy has always and continues to strive to meet its mission of making contributions to the field of sport by...

Electronic Checking on Athletes in Class Sparks Debate About Their Privacy

Concern over academic misconduct in college sports and how the National Collegiate Athletic Association handles it drew much of the attention at a meeting...

NCAA Head May Be Part of the Problem

The NCAA staff in Indianapolis has taken a lot of heat in the past few months over its handling of investigations into the Jerry...

New Rules Go into Effect for Spring Sports

Several rule changes are planned this season for the spring sports of men’s lacrosse, baseball, men’s volleyball, men’s and women’s track and field, and...

Deer Antler Spray Sold to Athletes by Alabama Gym Owners

Media outlets have been buzzing in the past few days with reports of athletes taking a compound called "deer antler velvet."  This product comes...

The Pay Gap Between Men’s and Women’s Sports Lives on 40 Years After Title...

Women’s college sports have changed enormously since the adoption of Title IX in 1972. More teams are being fielded and more athletes are participating,...

The NCAA Probation Hall of Shame

Since the current NCAA enforcement mechanism was created in 1952 there have been some 618 teams penalized in a variety of sports.  Things peaked...

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...

College Sports and the Seven Deadly Sins

(Editor’s Note:  This article and a counterpoint by Dr. Arthur Ogden are being posted together on this blog. The purpose of a blog should...

The NCAA: A Case of the Fox Guarding the Hen House

(Editor’s Note.  This piece is similar in tone to an article by Dr. Vetter that was recently published by the Chronicle of Higher Education. ...

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