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The Racist Redskins

The Racist Redskins

Sports and Society Administrator June 2, 2013 0

By Michael Tomasky The Daily Beast | June 1, 2013 Tensions are heightening this week after members of Congress have publicly called for the Washington Redskins to change their name. This article illustrates some

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That’s Not Coaching. It’s Child Abuse.

That’s Not Coaching. It’s Child Abuse.

Sports and Society Administrator May 31, 2013 0

By Harlan Coben | May 30, 2013 Bloomberg.com “In the coach’s attempt to motivate his boys during one halftime, he gathered them around him and told them that they were playing as though they

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What If Rutgers Is Everyone?

What If Rutgers Is Everyone?

Sports and Society Administrator May 30, 2013 0

The Wall Street Journal | Jason Gay May 28, 2013 With Rutgers on the verge of another college athletic scandal, Jason Gay takes a hard look at the realities of the landscape of college

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Tragedies in Boston’s Shadow

Tragedies in Boston’s Shadow

Brendan Parent May 14, 2013 0

Since the bombing of the Boston Marathon on April 18th where 3 lives were lost and over 100 were injured, a fertilizer plant exploded in West, Texas (14 lives lost, two hundred injured), a

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As Panelist, Ex-Athletic Director Stressed Responsibility

As Panelist, Ex-Athletic Director Stressed Responsibility

Sports and Society Administrator April 9, 2013 0

By Mary Pilon | New York Times April 8 2013 The New York Times had an interesting take on the video posted on our website (see original) featuring Tim Pernetti speaking about a college

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Winning Doesn’t Take Care Of Everything For Tiger Woods–Or Anybody Else

Winning Doesn’t Take Care Of Everything For Tiger Woods–Or Anybody Else

Lee Igel March 28, 2013 0

Winning can get an athlete plenty of desirable rewards. It can bring salary and endorsements. It can bring attractive romantic partners, both real and imaginary. It can bring free food and booze. But can

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Punishing College Coaches Will Change College Athletics

Punishing College Coaches Will Change College Athletics

Sports and Society Administrator March 23, 2013 0

Arne Duncan and Tom McMillen USAToday | March 21, 2013 Image from BleacherReport.com This excellent Oped piece discusses the ramifications that could come from disciplining coaches in college athletics in the wake of events

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Does an Apology Make Up for Cheating?

Does an Apology Make Up for Cheating?

Arthur Caplan March 14, 2013 0

Arthur L. Caplan, PhD | Mar 13, 2013 Medscape Hi. I’m Art Caplan from the New York University Langone Medical Center, where I head the Division of Medical Ethics. I want to talk about

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The Pro sports probe on sexual orientation

The Pro sports probe on sexual orientation

Sports and Society Administrator March 2, 2013 0

Arthur Caplan, Arthur R. Miller and Lee H. Igel NBCNews.com | March 1, 2013 Image via Daily News NYUSSP Chair Arthur Miller and Directors Arthur Caplan and Lee Igel examine probes of sexual orientation

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A Hall of Fame Quandary Involving Sportsmanship, Integrity and Character

A Hall of Fame Quandary Involving Sportsmanship, Integrity and Character

Wayne McDonnell January 8, 2013 0

The steroids epidemic that had polluted the game of baseball for nearly two decades is rearing its ugly head once again. Due to Major League Baseball’s initial reluctance to expeditiously address an issue of

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