Upcoming Conferences and Events
Minority numbers in coaching, graduation rates unacceptable03 / 03 / 14
T his is always one of my favorite times of the year as a sports fan, as college basketball prepares to crown conference winners, pick the men’s and women’s tournament fields, and enter March Madness itself. It is a time for upsets, em...
W hen it comes to the Summer Olympics, I'm a Big Tent guy, all the way. By that I mean I want the Games to open themselves to many more sports than they now admit. My reasoning is simple: If a substantial number of people anywhere enjoy a game, it shouldn't be kept off the world's gr ...
F red Astaire was the dance superstar and media focus, even though Ginger Rogers could do everything he did — while moving backwards in three-inch heels. Anna Kournikova graces the cover of Sports Illustrated largely on her looks while the more accomplished tennis player Lindsa ...
ARTHUR SOLOMON A s an "old Olympic hand" who has worked on corporate, product and governmental aspects of public relations and publicity for Olympic programs since the mid-1970s, I recently became a "new China ha ...
H ow about this for an opinion? "Baseball has survived in spite of the collective stupidity of its owners over the last hundred years." Those are the words of David Bohmer, who just this month inaugurated and is now teaching a course called "Baseba ...
T he 2002 Winter Olympics will schuss off next week in Salt Lake City under a different drug-testing administration than the one that oversaw that function in previous Games, but hype-seeking athletes needn't worry about it. So far, the new gang h ...
T he sports and entertainment industry, along with the U.S. economy and American morale, took a hit in 2001. I look for a rebound on all fronts in 2002 led by the positive impact of major events and a continued love affair with all things sports and ...
N otre Dame may have cracked one of sports' toughest racial barriers by hiring Tyrone Willingham as its head football coach on New Year's Day. While there have been a handful of other African-American head coaches in college football, this is sports ...