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The Fight Against Crippling the Student Athlete

The Fight Against Crippling the Student Athlete »

By: Andres Chagolla

 

The joy of running down a football field of fresh cut grass, running the base paths on a newly

NCAA Faces Further Legal Trouble

NCAA Faces Further Legal Trouble »

By: Colette Phelps

August has not only brought the start of the long awaited college football season for the National Collegiate Athletic Association

When Sitting Speaks

When Sitting Speaks »

By: Taylor Roderick

People should be aware of breast cancer only in October; at least that’s the message DeAngelo Williams heard from the

State Bans on MMA Fighting Infringe upon First Amendment Rights

State Bans on MMA Fighting Infringe upon First Amendment Rights »

By: Iulia Taranu

Mixed Martial Arts (“MMA”) provides an avenue for many individuals to express themselves and showcase their talents in front of

NCAA Bylaw Modification Allows High School Baseball Draftees to Hire Sports Agents

NCAA Bylaw Modification Allows High School Baseball Draftees to Hire Sports Agents »

By: Landon Morgan

In December 2013, the Sports & Entertainment Journal published James F. Reid’s student-written article, where he discussed a much needed

Transgender Athletes and the Segregated World of Sports

Transgender Athletes and the Segregated World of Sports »

By: John Keiter Jr.

Formally known as Bruce Jenner, Caitlyn Jenner acclaimed national prominence for the first time after she won the

Recognizing Head Injuries in Football & Concussion Litigation

Recognizing Head Injuries in Football & Concussion Litigation »

As research on TBI’s have become more prevalent, it has created difficult discussion among fans about football’s long term effect on player health, the player’s assumption of risk, and consideration of their multi-million dollar contract or sponsorship(s). - Read more...

Public Funding of Professional Sports Arenas

Public Funding of Professional Sports Arenas »

Cities and states typically grant large subsidies for new venues that host professional sports teams. These subsidies come in the form of tax-exempt bonds, which are typically repaid over many years using levies, such as sales or hotel taxes. Investors who purchase these bonds do not pay taxes on their income, which allows for cheaper interest rates and lower costs on projects. Are these bonds mutually beneficial to both team owners, who advocate for the venues, and localities to justify granting bonds to build the venues? - Read more...

The Lucrative Business of Athletic Apparel Agreements

The Lucrative Business of Athletic Apparel Agreements »

Over the past decade, athletic apparel partnerships between intercollegiate athletic programs and athletic apparel providers have become increasingly lucrative. In 2015, several major National Collegiate Athletic Association (“NCAA”) Division I programs entered into lengthy agreements with athletic apparel companies. In the Power Five autonomy era looming in NCAA athletics, much remains to be seen regarding player compensation, and the potential impact it may have on endorsement agreements between universities and apparel providers. - Read more...

Gender Inequality in Sports

Gender Inequality in Sports »

The United States has made undeniable strides in human rights and anti-discrimination efforts, but there is still much to work on. For forty-three years, Title IX has been enacted, but the glass ceiling for women remains alive and well within the sports industry. Female athletes competing at intercollegiate levels are receiving about 10 percent less in scholarship amounts than their male counterparts. - Read more...