The mass media provides the financial foundation that drives commercialized sport. That has been the case for decades now.
The sexual assault case involving Stanford swimmer Brock Turner, along with the light six-month sentence he received, has brought the problem of sexual assault on college campuses -- especially those involving college athletes -- back into the national spotlight.
While watching the live broadcast of the celebration of Muhammad Ali's life, I was reminded of a few things he embodied, namely the Olympic Spirit. In a year in which nations will compete in the Summer Olympics in Brazil, it was the Olympics that provided Ali an international platform to showcase his athletic prowess which subsequently led to his ascension as a sportsman and an unapologetic, principled fighter of justice and equality.
"The athletic community is ready for a cultural shift as many of us know or love someone who identifies as LGBT."
Championships can be won, in part, during the off-season. When my cross country team at Elder High School in Cincinnati went unbeaten and won the stat...
Since coming out three years ago I've witnessed many campaigns by various LGBT sports organizations in an attempt to change culture. Hashtags, surveys...
Depending on your perspective, sport is either thriving or disintegrating today. From a purely commercial enterprise perspective, sport has never been stronger.
In Lesson Plan, William Bowen and Michael McPherson provide a concise, compelling, and, at times, courageous analysis of the ways in which institutions of higher education are failing to provide equal opportunity and lay out an ambitious reform agenda.
A week before this year's Final Four, ESPN televised a NCAA college basketball game played a half-century ago that was the most important sporting event associated with the Civil Rights Movement.
There are serious problems and challenges to achieving equality and human rights for all Native Americans, and the institutional racism promoted by sports teams' racial slurs and stereotypes is only making it worse.
I often see college coaches speaking out about the NCAA for ridiculous rules and schools who allow students to storm the court. Why not do the same for LGBT folks that live in your community?
When it comes to deciding your career, don't be afraid to think big! Almost every college student has a similar amount of career experience, give or take an internship or two. That is to say, not that much.
I'm starting to think there are two definitions for March Madness. The first being the one everyone already knows; March Madness: (noun) The American ...
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Time to walk the dog! I laced up my walking shoes, pulled a sweatshirt over my head and headed out. My dog, whom we call Mr. Potato Head due to the cornucopia of traits he inherited from beagles, fox hounds and, we think, kangaroos, led the way.
Sweet Sixteen games for the NCAA Tournament commence on Thursday and everyone is reconsidering their brackets after the first two messy rounds of tournament play.