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Detroit Lions Help Rebuild City with Innovative Gridiron Giving

The Detroit Lions' new model of philanthropy and community engagement may prove to be a touchdown for the city of Detroit.

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Criminal Records and the NFL Draft: Who is the Best Pick?

Hamilton College Professor of Economics Steve Wu and 2012 grad Kendall Weir analyzed five years of NFL draft data and discovered that the performance of NFL players who had an arrest record but no charges was better than those without an arrest and those arrested and charged performed as well as those with clean records - but they cost less. The study, Criminal Records and The Labor Market for Professional Athletes: The Case of the National Football League, is forthcoming in the Journal of Sports Economics.

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Criminal Records and the NFL Draft: Who is the Best Pick?

Hamilton College Professor of Economics Steve Wu and 2012 grad Kendall Weir analyzed five years of NFL draft data and discovered that the performance of NFL players who had an arrest record but no charges was better than those without an arrest and those arrested and charged performed as well as those with clean records - but they cost less. The study, Criminal Records and The Labor Market for Professional Athletes: The Case of the National Football League, is forthcoming in the Journal of Sports Economics.

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Darden School Experts Available to Comment on Donald Sterling LA Clippers

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New Sensor System Detects Early Signs of Concussion in Real Time

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Engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas have developed a wireless health-monitoring system that detects early signs of traumatic brain injury by continuously monitoring various brain and neural functions.

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Expert on Racism in Sports Says Donald Sterling Is Just the Tip of the Iceberg - Todd Crosset

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Expert on Racism in Sports Says Donald Sterling Is Just the Tip of the Iceberg - Todd Crosset

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National Physical Activity Plan Alliance/American College of Sports Medicine Releases First-Ever Report Card Evaluating Physical Activity of America’s Children and Youth

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National Physical Activity Plan Alliance/American College of Sports Medicine Releases First-Ever Report Card Evaluating Physical Activity of America’s Children and Youth

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Ready, Set, Hot!: Does Warm Weather Play a Role in Football Concussions?

Heat and dehydration can cause a “perfect storm” of risk factors for concussion among competitive football players. University of Windsor researchers looked at the effects of extreme temperature on concussion rates during NCAA football games.

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Win or Lose, Northwestern Athlete Union Vote Makes History Friday







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