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All In The News tagged "Department of Sport Management"

Big Questions About COVID-19 and Athletics Before College Sports Come Back

Karen Weaver, EdD, an associate clinical professor in the Sport Management program of the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a June 11 episode of KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) “In Depth” podcast about what needs to be addressed in order for fall college sports to return to play, including financial, health and safety barriers. 

First They Dropped Wrestling, Then Soccer. What’s Next For NCAA Mid-Majors?

Karen Weaver, EdD, an associate clinical professor in the Sport Management program in the LeBow College of Business, authored an April 15 Forbes column about some colleges dropping athletics programs from their offerings as a result of the economic turmoil brought on by the pandemic and how colleges are looking to the NCAA for assistance.

Meet the New Female Face of Pro Football

Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Sport Management program in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a March 24 OZY article about Santia Deck signing the first multi-million dollar contract in the Women's Football League Association (WFLA).

What Does The Future Hold For Small College Athletics Programs In The Post-Coronavirus World?

Karen Weaver, EdD, an associate clinical professor in the Sport Management program in the LeBow College of Business, authored a March 21 Forbes article about how campus closures and social distancing will impact recruiting for small college athletic programs.

NCAA Coronavirus Cancellations: The Heartbreak Extends Beyond Division I

Karen Weaver, EdD, an associate clinical professor in the Sport Management program in LeBow College of Business, authored a March 14 Forbes article about the impact of the NCAA canceling winter championships and spring seasons for college athletes, especially for the majority who will not have an opportunity to play professionally after graduation.

Husker Air Takes Flight—Did It Land Any Prime Football Recruits?

Karen Weaver, EdD, an associate clinical professor in the Sport Management program in the LeBow College of Business, authored a Feb. 9 Forbes article about the University of Nebraska’s novel transportation program for the school’s football coach to travel to recruit. Husker Air relies on the private planes fully owned and fractionally owned by donors to the Husker Athletics Program, saving the school nearly $1 million.

What College Athletics Must Adopt From The New WNBA Collective Bargaining Agreement

Karen Weaver, EdD, an associate clinical professor in the Sport Management program in the LeBow College of Business, authored a Feb. 4 Forbes article about the WNBA’s recently announced collective bargaining agreement with the WNBA Players Association and how the NCAA should adopt similar policies to protect athlete’s private medical data and formalize name, image and likeness policies.

Video Games: Entertainment or Sports?

Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Sport Management program of the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a Feb. 12 Inside Higher Ed story about whether the NCAA should control collegiate esports.

Mavericks Scandal Shows Even Progressive NBA Needs to Improve

Ellen Staurowsky, PhD, a professor in the Center for Sport Management, was quoted in a Feb. 24 Los Angeles Times article about the Dallas Mavericks sexual harassment scandal and the ways the NBA needs to improve to address the pattern of problems faced by women in sports.

Online Sports Management Grad Degrees: What to Expect

Joel Maxcy, PhD, director of the Center for Sport Management, was quoted in a Feb. 8 U.S. News & World Report article about what to expect from an online sports management masters program.

Paying Athletes Would Break College Sports? Never Before Has That Been More Hypocritical.

Research by Ellen Staurowsky, PhD, a professor in the Center for Sport Management, was included in a Dec. 14 Washington Post article about the claims that compensating college athletes would break the system. The story was also picked up in the Chicago Tribune.

Why the NCAA Will Eventually be Forced to Pay Some Student Athletes in One Chart

Research by Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Center for Sport Management, was featured in a Nov. 17 Business Insider article about how the NCAA will eventually be forced to pay some student athletes.