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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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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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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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Snowmobiler Caleb Moore’s death at the X Games raises safety questions

Snowmobiler Caleb Moore’s death at the X Games raises safety questions

Sports and Society Administrator February 2, 2013 0

Cindy Boren | The Washington Post January 30, 2013 Cover image via EliteDaily.com Snowmobiler Caleb Moore died this week of injuries sustained while attempting a somewhat routine trick at ESPN’s X Games competition. The

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The NCAA abused its power in levying fines against Penn State

The NCAA abused its power in levying fines against Penn State

Sports and Society Administrator February 1, 2013 0

NYU Law Professor Richard Epstein argues that NCAA president Dr. Mark A. Emmert overzealously overstepped his authority in levying a $60 million fine on Penn State University in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky

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