sports administration

March 18, 2014

Coaches Deserve Benefit of the Doubt in Blowout Games

Last October, Aledo High School (Texas) made national headlines after its football team thumped one of its opponents 91-0. Parents of players on the losing team were furious, prompting one of them to file a bullying complaint claiming everyone in the...

December 31, 2013

Blue Heaven

When Brady Hoke returned to Ann Arbor, 30 years after accepting his first coaching job at a small Indiana high school, it was the crowning achievement of an already polished career. Hoke hadn't yet spent one day on the sidelines or organized his firs...

December 31, 2013

It’s Time to Cut Insensitive Team Nicknames

Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder emphatically declared his franchise would never change its nickname, despite the outcry from a majority of our nation's Native Americans. His position sends a dangerous message about the acceptance of racial ep...

December 31, 2013

Safety Precautions to Protect Student-Athletes

By Thomas L. Gowen, Locks Law Firm, Philadelphia, Pa.The NFL concussion litigation has raised awareness of the fact that concussions are serious injuries to the brain. Not restricted to professionals, they are occurring with great frequency in youth ...