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Pee-wee hockey coach to spend 15 days in jail

Pee-wee hockey coach to spend 15 days in jail

Sports and Society Administrator February 28, 2013 0

Associated Press | The Daily News February 27, 2013 A Vancouver pee-wee hockey coach has been sentenced to 15 days in jail for tripping a player during a postgame handshake. The coach’s behavior was

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NYU Langone Medical Center launches new bioethics website

NYU Langone Medical Center launches new bioethics website

Sports and Society Administrator February 27, 2013 0

The NYU Langone Medical Center has launched a new website geared towards high school students. This site is a great portal on the role of ethics and medicine in sports. We invite all to

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Nascar Forced to Examine Safety Procedures

Nascar Forced to Examine Safety Procedures

Sports and Society Administrator February 26, 2013 0

Viv Bernstein | New York Times February 24, 2013 28 fans were injured at the Daytona International Speedway when a collision caused cars and parts to go airborne and fly into the stands. In

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College Athletics Undermining Academics

College Athletics Undermining Academics

Sports and Society Administrator February 26, 2013 0

Bill Morris | New York Times February 23, 2013 Recent studies have demonstrated the incredible increase in cost of big time college athletics programs. One 2010 study found that athletic spending is growing at

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Kenneth Faried Advocated for Gay Rights

Kenneth Faried Advocated for Gay Rights

Sports and Society Administrator February 15, 2013 0

Amanda Terkel | Huffington Post February 12, 2013 Image via http://coprosports.blogspot.com Denver Nuggets star Kenneth Faried has become the first NBA player to openly join an organization advocating for gay rights. Faried is joining

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Women’s Sports Battle for Exposure and Media Attention

Women’s Sports Battle for Exposure and Media Attention

Sports and Society Administrator February 10, 2013 0

Jill Martin Wrenn | CNN.com February 7, 2013 Women’s sports still face an uphill battle for popularity and media attention. Former star basketball player Lisa Leslie describes in at as a “constant battle.” Despite

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Alex Rodriguez’s Greatest Loss Could be His Yankee Legacy

Alex Rodriguez’s Greatest Loss Could be His Yankee Legacy

Sports and Society Administrator February 9, 2013 0

Wayne G. McDonnell, Jr. | Forbes.com February 8, 2013 NYU Sports and Society Director Wayne McDonnell analyzes the negative impact that Alex Rodriguez is bringing upon himself with his most current PED allegations. “If

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Jim Harbaugh as Rookie QB Joined the Fight with Women for Equal Access to the Locker Room

Jim Harbaugh as Rookie QB Joined the Fight with Women for Equal Access to the Locker Room

Sports and Society Administrator February 9, 2013 0

By Frank Schwab | Yahoo Sports January 28, 2013 Image via Yahoo.com Shunned by many, but not deterred by any, Raye-Stout proudly recounts her experience of gaining Jim Harbaugh as an ally. Harbaugh was

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Sportsfolio – Mayors Unify Around Sports featuring Lee Igel

Sportsfolio – Mayors Unify Around Sports featuring Lee Igel

Sports and Society Administrator February 6, 2013 0

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NFL Players Recognize the Potential for Serious Injury, So Does The President

NFL Players Recognize the Potential for Serious Injury, So Does The President

Sports and Society Administrator February 5, 2013 0

By JIM LITKE | AP January 29, 2013 With the Super Bowl fast approaching the NFL cannot escape the rising concerns over the safety of the game. Safety concerns are not only prevalent at

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