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There Are No Sound Moral Arguments Against Performance-Enhancing Drugs

There Are No Sound Moral Arguments Against Performance-Enhancing Drugs

Sports and Society Administrator September 1, 2013 0

By Chuck Klosterman NYTimes.com | September 1, 2013 “The hypocrisy you recognize is undeniable. Virtually all moral arguments against P.E.D.’s involve contradictions. The presumption of competitive unfairness could be applied to any two human

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If Pete Rose ‘Stained’ Baseball, Alex Rodriguez Desecrated It

If Pete Rose ‘Stained’ Baseball, Alex Rodriguez Desecrated It

Lee Igel August 7, 2013 0

By Lee Igel & Arthur Caplan Forbes.com | August 5, 2013 “Twenty four years ago this month, Major League Baseball Commissioner Bart Giamatti stood at a lectern and announced that baseball was banning Pete

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Is Ryan Braun’s Admission A Sign Of Our Times?

Is Ryan Braun’s Admission A Sign Of Our Times?

Lee Igel July 24, 2013 0

By Arthur Caplan and Lee Igel Forbes.com | July 22, 2013 “Could it get any worse in the performance enhancing drug scandal parade than Lance Armstrong trying to deny and deceive his way out

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U.S. Shouldn’t Boycott Sochi Olympics Because Of Edward Snowden

U.S. Shouldn’t Boycott Sochi Olympics Because Of Edward Snowden

Lee Igel July 22, 2013 0

By Lee Igel & Art Caplan Forbes.com | July 21, 2013 “Edward Snowden, the former government contractor wanted by United States officials for stealing secret documents from the National Security Agency and leaking them

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Is It Right To Continue To Be A Fan Of The NFL?

Is It Right To Continue To Be A Fan Of The NFL?

Sports and Society Administrator July 16, 2013 0

By Arthur Caplan Forbes.com | July 15, 2013 “The NFL has an ethics problem. Big time. I fear it is getting harder and harder to justify being a fan. The sport is showing signs

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John Rocker Is Wrong Again — Steroids Don’t Make Sports Better

John Rocker Is Wrong Again — Steroids Don’t Make Sports Better

Lee Igel July 14, 2013 0

By Lee Igel & Arthur Caplan Forbes.com | July 12, 2013 “About 13 years ago, Rocker told a Sports Illustrated reporter how he really felt about New York City, its sports teams, and its

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As Sports Fees Rise, A Young Athlete Learns That If You Can’t Pay, You Can’t Play

As Sports Fees Rise, A Young Athlete Learns That If You Can’t Pay, You Can’t Play

Sports and Society Administrator July 10, 2013 0

By Heather Boyle Healthaffairs.org | July 2013 “Sports fees and medical expenses bar a young athlete from participating in high school sports—a growing concern nationwide.” To read the entire article click here: http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/32/7/1326.full

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What are commentary boundaries at ESPN?

What are commentary boundaries at ESPN?

Sports and Society Administrator July 7, 2013 0

By Robert Lipsyte June 28, 2013 | ESPN.com An interesting look at how far the worldwide leader in sports is willing to go. A quick excerpt regarding Jason Collins – “ESPN seemed somewhat slower

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Fay Vincent: sports needs ethics, values

Fay Vincent: sports needs ethics, values

Sports and Society Administrator June 12, 2013 0

By: Martin B Cassidy Stamford Advocate.com | June 11, 2013 “The intangible principles of order and fairness as embodied by sports are undermined on the field and, by extension, society when players’ outbursts are

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Big Games, Big Issues- Jozy Altidore’s Soccer Challenges Include Racism

Big Games, Big Issues- Jozy Altidore’s Soccer Challenges Include Racism

Sports and Society Administrator June 10, 2013 0

By: Sam Borden New York Times: June 6, 2013 Image from Sportsillustrated.com An interesting look at racism through the eyes of world class American soccer player: “In an interview in a hotel restaurant here

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