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Essendon, Doping and Bad Arguments - Practical Ethics (blog)

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Sydney Morning Herald
Essendon, Doping and Bad Arguments
Practical Ethics (blog)
What should we think about this latest drugs “scandal” at Essendon, the so called “war on doping” in the Australian Football League (AFL), and in sport in general?
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Some interesting takes on the Doping scandal

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Most exciting, compelling players in baseball right now are from Cuba - New York Daily News

Most exciting, compelling players in baseball right now are from Cuba - New York Daily News | Athletic Directing beyond the rules and regulations | Scoop.it
New York Daily News Most exciting, compelling players in baseball right now are from Cuba New York Daily News In fact, neither has been a factor and on top of his work ethic and overall makeup, Abreu is making his six-year, $68 million contract,...
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Many of MLBs best players are coming from Cuba and the Dominican Republic, is this a problem? or is it good that baseball is spading beyond our shores? Is this a bad sign for baseball in America?

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NCAA compares Tonya Harding to Johnny Manziel at Ed O'Bannon trial - CBSSports.com

NCAA compares Tonya Harding to Johnny Manziel at Ed O'Bannon trial - CBSSports.com | Athletic Directing beyond the rules and regulations | Scoop.it
NCAA compares Tonya Harding to Johnny Manziel at Ed O'Bannon trial
CBSSports.com
OAKLAND, Calif. — The tortured NCAA analogy hung in the courtroom.
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Seems as though the NCAA is reaching!

 

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Congress to review bill on NCAA Sanctions

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Nobody ever really likes big brother stepping in especially with sports but with all the money involved is it time for intervention?

 

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NCAA Pays Athletes $20 Million in Dispute Over Video Game Images - TIME

NCAA Pays Athletes $20 Million in Dispute Over Video Game Images - TIME | Athletic Directing beyond the rules and regulations | Scoop.it
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NCAA Pays Athletes $20 Million in Dispute Over Video Game Images
TIME
... lucrative college sports.
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Major win for athletes but will it be good for the future?

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The NCAA's case against USC - Los Angeles Times

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The NCAA's case against USC
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NCAA sanctions imposed on USC's sports programs end Tuesday. (Alexander Gallardo / Los Angeles Times).
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USC's Sanctions are coming to an end but is it fair that the coach responsible was able to walk penalty free?

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NCAA sanctions against Penn State, too harsh or not enough?

On Monday morning, the NCAA announced multiple penalties against Penn State University, including a $60 million fine, the removal of several football scholar...
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Here's what some people feel about the sanctions against Penn St.

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NCAA President Sanctions Statement

NCAA President Mark Emmert announces sanctions in the Penn State case, including a $60 million fine, a bowl ban of four years, and the vacating of all wins f...
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This case applies mostly to off the field issues but is hitting Penn St. in a very real way on the field? Is this fair?

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Patty Mills Riding an Aussie Hoops Explosion, and the NBA Finals Is Just a Start - Bleacher Report

Patty Mills Riding an Aussie Hoops Explosion, and the NBA Finals Is Just a Start - Bleacher Report | Athletic Directing beyond the rules and regulations | Scoop.it
Bleacher Report Patty Mills Riding an Aussie Hoops Explosion, and the NBA Finals Is Just a Start Bleacher Report Paul Goriss, who heads up the girls' basketball program at the prestigious Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in the country's capital...
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This is a great story on how some players get drafted straight out of college the "normal" way and how sometimes you have to take the road less traveled.

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inrng : sportsmanship and ethics in pro cycling - The Inner Ring

inrng : sportsmanship and ethics in pro cycling - The Inner Ring | Athletic Directing beyond the rules and regulations | Scoop.it
Watching the opening game of the FIFA World Cup reminded me why I don't watch much football. A Brazilian player called Fred felt a rival's hand on his shoulder and collapsed to the ground as if struck by a sniper.
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In the wake of the Lance Armstrong fiasco, many in cycling are seeking to form a new identity and they are doing a great job!

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Randrick Reid's curator insight, July 20, 2015 12:04 AM

It does not matter the sport or the rules. There is and will always be people trying to get one over on the law.

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WATCH: Johnny Manziel Taunts Foes With Autograph Gesture

WATCH: Johnny Manziel Taunts Foes With Autograph Gesture | Athletic Directing beyond the rules and regulations | Scoop.it

“Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel, right, celebrates a touchdown by teammate Ben Malena during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Rice, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in College Station, Texas. Manziel has been suspended for the first half of the team's game for what the school said was an "inadvertent" violation of NCAA rules by signing autographs”


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Players are not allowed to sell their autographs? should they? After discovering Manziel violated the rues, he was suspended for 1 half.  Is that enough?

 

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Homeless Football Player Can't Receive Fans' Aid Due To NCAA Rules - Deadspin

Homeless Football Player Can't Receive Fans' Aid Due To NCAA Rules - Deadspin | Athletic Directing beyond the rules and regulations | Scoop.it
Crave Online Homeless Football Player Can't Receive Fans' Aid Due To NCAA Rules Deadspin Turner's currently homeless, and Broncos fans who learned about his story want to help, but the university is discouraging that generosity, because it could...
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Rules should be followed but there should also be exceptions.  How do we decide when and where to allow things like this?  Should it be no exemptions? Is this fair to other players if he is allowed to receive extra benefits?

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Dez Bryant Blasts 'Unfair' NCAA

The NCAA's investigation of Johnny Manziel brings up bad memories and bitter feelings for Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant, who was suspended for the ...
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With the amount of money going into college sports today is a scholarship enough compensation? Many current pros are coming to the defense of current college athletes.

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Ed O'Bannon antitrust suit against NCAA goes to trial - CBS News

Ed O'Bannon antitrust suit against NCAA goes to trial - CBS News | Athletic Directing beyond the rules and regulations | Scoop.it
Ed O'Bannon antitrust suit against NCAA goes to trial CBS News They will argue at trial that the NCAA has acted as a cartel in violation of federal antitrust laws by conspiring to keep players from making money while at the same time pocketing...
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This case will have some major implications for how the NCAA will handle athletes in the near future.

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Penn State Football Players React to NCAA sanctions

Penn State football players senior RB Michael Zordich and senior LB Michael Mauti continue to show Penn State pride despite the NCAA's sanctions imposed agai...
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Here's what the players have to say

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