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Videos & Articles

Keeping Youth Athletes Safe in a Virtual World During COVID-19

Sean Jensen interviews SafeSport CEO Ju'Riese Colon about how protocols may change with all team ses...
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May 2020

ALISON FOLEY | Head Women’s Soccer Coach, Boston College

Alison Foley shares her experience of becoming a parent while being a coach at a D1 school. However,...
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Jan 2022

NAME, IMAGE, LIKENESS | The Basics

In an effort to preserve the "amateur" status, the NCAA struggles to stay in step with their own pro...
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KRIS WEEMS | Head Player Development, Warriors Professional Basketball Team

Santa Cruz Warriors’ head coach Kris Weems shares his journey through all levels of basketball, in...
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FRED CORRAL | Head Baseball Pitching Coach, University of Missouri

Baseball phenomenon Fred Corral shares his experience transitioning from a player to a coach and the...
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RODNEY BILLUPS | Former Head Men’s Basketball Coach, University of Denver

Rodney Billups explains his journey to coaching college basketball and his priorities of mental toug...
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NAME, IMAGE, LIKENESS | Legislation in 2021

Dr. Coakley talks about how each state legislature affects NIL, and how no two states are the same. ...
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OVER ORGANIZED YOUTH IN SPORT | It Is So Political

Dr. Jay Coakley relays the fascinating historical influences on organized sports in the early 20th c...
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THE LGBTQ+ COMMUNITY IN SPORT | Community

Meg and Dr. Jay Coakley offer an introductory conversation around the terms and issues with identiti...
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OVER ORGANIZED YOUTH IN SPORT | Be a Better Sport Parent

As the perception of parenting moral worth has changed, so has parents' emphasis on their children's...
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Research

The Astronomical Cost of Kids’ Sports

In TIME’s cover story this week, senior writer Sean Gregory explores the growing business of kids...
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The Price of Football That Even Non-fans Pay

Fans of the New York Jets would have liked nothing better than to be spending money to cheer on thei...
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The Price of Poverty in Big Time College Sports

Since the mid-1950s, the NCAA has promoted a mythology that college athletes on “full” s...
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The Youth Sports Megacomplex Comes to Town, Hoping Teams will Follow

Just past the Hampton Inn and the Chick-fil-A, beyond the climbing wall but not as far as the water ...
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What the NFL Won’t Show You

This NFL season a new controversy has emerged among pro football fans: a growing resentment over the...
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‘My Under-10 Matches Are the Worst’: No End in Sight to Youth Referee Abuse

While many acknowledge that the abuse and assault of referees is endemic in American sports culture,...
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Book Review: Sport in Latin America: Policy, Organization, Management

Language barriers and limited formal connections between professional academic associations in Latin...
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For Bettors, Masters is A Major Event, Too

Golf and gambling have been linked forever. Countless weekend foursomes begin their rounds with the ...
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High School Powers That Offer Solutions to Public, Private Problem

In recent seasons, powerful private schools Valor Christian, Mullen and Regis Jesuit seem to be winn...
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Is There Life After Football? Surviving the NFL

2016 Best Book Award, North American Society for the Sociology of Sport A human face on the realitie...
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