Last month, the NCAA unexpectedly announced a proposal to change the longstanding first-time transfer rule to allow all Division I athletes to immediately play at the new school if they meet established criteria. The announcement […]
Karen Weaver, EdD, an associate clinical professor in the Sport Management program of the LeBow College of Business, talks about the economics behind college basketball broadcast decisions.
On International Women’s Day the 28 members of the U.S. women’s soccer team filed a gender discrimination lawsuit against the United States Soccer Federation. The lawsuit comes three months before the team will defend its World Cup title in France.
By Karen Weaver: Thursday night’s NFL Draft (Round One) was an evening to remember. Philadelphia looked her best as more than 70,000 visitors surrounded the newly constructed stage in front of the Art Museum. All […]
Fueled by football revenue, schools in the Power 5 conferences (Pac-12, Big Ten, Atlantic Coast Conference, Southeastern Conference and the Big 12) are turning what seems like a blind eye to budgeting. As expenses exceed […]
These days, there is no question that the football teams with big names, from big conferences and qualifying for the big playoffs are ‘profitable’. Each of the four teams in this year’s College Football Playoff—Alabama, […]
By Ellen Staurowsky, Ed.D. Last week, famed college basketball coach Pat Head Summitt passed away. The celebration of her life and mourning of her loss offers an opportunity to reflect on what her career represented […]
On Saturday, Nov. 7, more than 30 black members of the University of Missouri football team announced that they would boycott all team activities, including games, unless University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe resigned […]
On May 27, U.S. authorities announced an indictment against 14 soccer officials and sports marketing executives in a corruption investigation of FIFA, the international governing body of soccer. It was also announced that a Swiss investigation […]
In a sports-crazed society where more than 40 million youth participate in organized athletics and the multibillion-dollar college sports industry entertains the masses, it seems counter-intuitive to argue in favor of more colleges dropping intercollegiate […]