Wednesday, January 18, 2017

What if College Athletes Rose Up in Support of Women’s Campus Safety?

College athletics are mighty agenda-setters on campus. Not only do they inspire the allegiance of past, present and future students, they contribute heavily to the...

Tragedy Made Steve Kerr See the World Beyond the Court

The last time Steve Kerr was in Beirut, his birthplace, with the bombs pounding the runway and the assassination of his father six months...

Top Five Sports Law Stories For 2017

This year was another interesting year in sports law, highlighted by the Supreme Court’s rejection of certiorari in O’Bannon v. NCAA – marking an...

Big Time Research and Big Time Sports

October 2016 This research was conducted using data from the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics NCAA Division I Athletics & Academic Spending Database. Public institutions with...

In a Book, an Ex-NFL Player Details Consequences of Concussions

MINNEAPOLIS — Getting readers to spend $25 on a book about athletes and concussions can be a hard sell. The topic isn’t uplifting, and...

Harvard Athletics’ Three Tips for Facebook Live Success

Facebook Live is the current hot platform for online video, but how can publishers get the most out of it — pleasing fans while...

Fordham Basketball Coach Recruits With an Academic Fast Track

When Coach Stephanie Gaitley is out recruiting for her Fordham women’s basketball team and sitting in the living rooms of potential players and their...

Computer Simulations Helped Cincinnati Choose New Head Coach Luke Fickell

The template script for an athletic director explaining his or her hire of a football coach is pretty clear, and ADs are good at...

College Presidents Group Outlines Steps to Fight Academic Fraud in Athletics

In response to a series of academic fraud cases involving college athletes, one of the nation’s leading higher-education groups on Tuesday issued a report...

Survey on Colleges’ Responses to Overtime Changes

About a third of colleges and universities will delay payroll changes after an injunction last month blocked the implementation of a new federal overtime...