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NCAA Should Be Giving Indiana The Business Over “Religious Freedom” Law

NCAA Should Be Giving Indiana The Business Over “Religious Freedom” Law

Sports and Society Administrator March 27, 2015 0

By Arthur Caplan and Lee Igel Forbes.com | March 27, 2015 The NCAA Final Four men’s basketball championship is due to be played in Indiana’s capital city, Indianapolis, next week. It should not be

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Judge Rejects N.F.L. Settlement, for Now

Judge Rejects N.F.L. Settlement, for Now

Sports and Society Administrator January 16, 2014 0

By Ken Belson NYTimes.com | January 14, 2014 The judge presiding over the proposed $765 million settlement between the N.F.L. and more than 4,500 retired players who sued the league and accused it of

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What’s Really Killing Athletes With Concussions?

What’s Really Killing Athletes With Concussions?

Sports and Society Administrator December 26, 2013 0

By Dr. Anand Veeravagu & Tej Azad The Daily Beast | December 26, 2013 Twenty-three plaintiffs in the class-action suit against the NFL died this year. Thousands more live with problems. The roots of

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States Seek to Legalize Sports Betting – Face Lawsuits

States Seek to Legalize Sports Betting – Face Lawsuits

Sports and Society Administrator March 30, 2013 0

Joe Drape | New York Times March 27, 2013 Several states with struggling economies are seeking to join Nevada in legalizing sports betting. In particular, New Jersey recently passed a referendum legalizing betting on

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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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A Landmark Ruling for Disabled Students in Sports

A Landmark Ruling for Disabled Students in Sports

Sports and Society Administrator January 29, 2013 0

By PHILIP ELLIOTT | Associated Press
Fri Jan 25, 2013 The U.S. Department of Education has ruled that schools must make “reasonable modifications” to ensure that disabled students have an equal opportunity to participate in school sports. Many

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Pennsylvania Suing the NCAA: More Than Meets The Eye

Pennsylvania Suing the NCAA: More Than Meets The Eye

Lee Igel January 8, 2013 0

By: Arthur R. Miller, Arthur Caplan, and Lee Igel Last summer, a blistering report by former FBI Director Louis Freeh found the Penn State University administration and athletic departments guilty of failing to respond

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