By Arthur L. Caplan & Lee H. Igel | Forbes.com September 10, 2014 The awful incident of domestic violence perpetrated by NFL star Ray Rice in a casino hotel elevator earlier this year hasRead More »
Mark Messier, Harry Carson, Stephen Ross, Teresa Weatherspoon, Garland Allen and Lou Marinelli discuss proper coaching techniques. Learn how to coach on and off the field, and how to create a winning locker room.Read More »
“Sticks and stones can break my bones, but words can never hurt me” is a well-known saying. But does it hold up to reality? When, where, and how people use certain words has aRead More »
Strategy–the “X’s and O’s”–goes a long way in making a difference in the way teams play games. But culture is the difference between teams that are good and those that are greatRead More »
The ways that youth sports coaches behave and they lesson teach have a life-long impact on athletes, on the field and off of itRead More »
The intensity of competition inherent to sports often flies in the face of sportsmanship. It sometimes leads people to better behaviors; other times, the opposite is true. But treating opponents and teammates with respectRead More »
The words people use say a great deal about their characters and the ways they carry themselves in and around fields of play. Note: Some strong languageRead More »
On June 16, 2014, NYU Sports and Society hosted nearly 150 high school athletic directors, coaches, and school administrators from across the New York metropolitan area at a conference titled, “Character, Respect, and CivilityRead More »
Our mission is to understand society through sports. In doing so the NYUSSP has three key audiences (1) academics including especially students and young people (2) influencers, movers and shakers in the world of sports and (3) fans and the interested public.
To achieve its mission the program has three objectives:
1) Engage in the public examination of sports from multiple academic, cultural, legal and business perspectives,
2) Connect with key decision makers and influencers in the sports sector to initiate conduct a broad and timely dialogue on what sports mean to our and other societies and determine what the range of its potential is as an instrument of social change,
3) Create opportunities for both rapid and sustained analysis that demonstrates sports’ capability as both a learning tool and a topic for interdisciplinary research.