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NBA Cares (For Real)

NBA Cares (For Real)

Sports and Society Administrator November 25, 2013 0

By Dave Hollander Huffington Post.com | November 22, 2013 The week’s headlines didn’t paint a pretty picture of our beloved sports institutions. The NFL is beset and besieged with bullying and chronic traumatic encephalopathy.

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The Stanford Prison And Why The Miami Dolphins Weren’t Just “Boys Being Boys”

The Stanford Prison And Why The Miami Dolphins Weren’t Just “Boys Being Boys”

Sports and Society Administrator November 8, 2013 0

By Lee Igel & Arthur Caplan Forbes.com | November 6, 2013 New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle has an, um, interesting take on the bullying that Richie Incognito allegedly dished out to his Miami

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What The Miami Dolphins Are Teaching The Rest Of Us About Workplace Bullying

What The Miami Dolphins Are Teaching The Rest Of Us About Workplace Bullying

Lee Igel November 5, 2013 0

By Arthur Caplan & Lee Igel Forbes.com | November 4, 2013 Image from foxsportsflorida.com Who can be the victim of bullying? When you hear the term you probably think of a little kid getting

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NFL is a despicable league that we should say goodbye to, but won’t

NFL is a despicable league that we should say goodbye to, but won’t

Sports and Society Administrator October 17, 2013 0

By Bill Dwyre | October 16, 2013 LaTimes.com “As the show ‘A League of Denial’ has revealed, the NFL has long been complicit in hiding the truth about head injuries. But our love of

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It’s Wrong For Schools To Be Banning Balls And Games At Recess

It’s Wrong For Schools To Be Banning Balls And Games At Recess

Arthur Caplan October 8, 2013 0

By Lee Igel & Arthur Caplan Forbes.com | October 8, 2013 According to a CBS News report, officials at a middle school on Long Island, NY, are banning the use of certain types of

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Armstrong, And The Surprising Reason Why People Cheat

Armstrong, And The Surprising Reason Why People Cheat

Lee Igel October 2, 2013 0

By Lee Igel & Arthur Caplan Forbes.com | October 1, 2013 “For the past couple of days, New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez has been spending time at Major League Baseball headquarters in

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Brazil’s Olympic-sized problems

Brazil’s Olympic-sized problems

Sports and Society Administrator September 16, 2013 0

http://m.aljazeera.com September 14, 2013 The organisation of global events are often alleged to be mired in illegal proposals and shady dealings. Brazil is being simultaneously steamrolled by both the IOC and FIFA, the Swiss-based

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MAN AND SUPERMAN – In athletic competitions, what qualifies as a sporting chance?

MAN AND SUPERMAN – In athletic competitions, what qualifies as a sporting chance?

Sports and Society Administrator September 10, 2013 0

BY MALCOLM GLADWELL The New Yorker | September 9, 2013 “Toward the end of “The Sports Gene” (Penguin/Current), David Epstein makes his way to a remote corner of Finland to visit a man named

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Football Associations of Israel and Palestine to sign historical memorandum of understanding

Football Associations of Israel and Palestine to sign historical memorandum of understanding

Sports and Society Administrator September 5, 2013 0

Fifa.com September 3, 2013 “The Task Force analysed different bilateral matters including facilitating the movement of players, coaches, referees, officials and equipment in and out of and within Palestine. Several proposals were made including:

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PEDs Not So Safe – Klosterman’s Argument Ignores Significant Risks Which Change the Game

PEDs Not So Safe – Klosterman’s Argument Ignores Significant Risks Which Change the Game

Arthur Caplan September 1, 2013 0

In today’s New York Times Magazine, Chuck Klosterman, the so-called “ethicist,” serves up the claim that there are no sound moral arguments against performance enhancing drugs in sports. The best he can do is to note that all

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