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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...

Alcohol Use Still a Confusing Health Issue for College Athletics

This publication has posted several articles detailing problems that colleges have had with alcohol use on their campuses.  This issue was raised again in...

Business, the Law and the NCAA

(Editor’s Note.  In late January, 2012 the Digest posted an article concerning the lack of due process in NCAA enforcement cases.  This article follows...

There May be a New NCAA Sheriff Coming to Town

(Editor’s Note.  Parts of this article are based on a story written by Birmingham News reporter, Jon Solomon.  The story appeared on http://al.com). NCAA executives...

Is the “Education” in Higher Education Even Relevant Any Longer?

Josh Samuels is a junior at Ohio State University.  He recently told a New York Times reporter that he made his decision to attend...

NCAA Division I Schools at it Again

An article on this blog a few days ago mentioned that some 125 Division I Schools had petitioned the NCAA to reconsider its August...

The Drumbeat for Pay for Play Grows Louder

It seems that everywhere a person looks these days for sports news the issue of whether or not NCAA Division I football and men’s...

Maybe It is Time for Last Call at the Bar

Those colleges and universities playing Division I sports walk a fine line in dealing with the issue of alcohol consumption.  Many schools around the...

Maryland Commission Recommends Athletic Department Cut Eight Varsity Teams

(Editor’s Note.  This article appeared in several online news outlets.  It provides excellent insights into the impact of money on intercollegiate athletics and the...

Americans dote on sports celebrities like Joe Paterno

A little over 19 years ago, Donald Fehr and I were sitting in the dugout at Chain of Lakes Stadium in Winter Haven, Florida...

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