Category Archives: AMATEUR ATHLETE HUMAN RIGHTS DISORDERS

MARYLAND FOOTBALL JORDAN McNAIR DEATH

University of Maryland football report after Jordan McNair’s death The Baltimore Sun has obtained a copy of the roughly 200-page investigative reportprobing the University of Maryland football program’s culture following allegations that the team was ruled by an atmosphere of bullying and intimidation. The football program has been under a harsh spotlight since the death of […]

ASHLEY COOPER BASKETBALL ATHLETE FILES SUIT HOLY CROSS

Holy Cross women basketball athlete, Ashley Cooper, 20, transferred to NYU this year and filed a lawsuit that alleges that Holy Cross women’s basketball coach Bill Gibbons verbally, emotionally and physically abused her. Suit names Cooper, athletic director Richard Regan Jr., and associate athletic director Ann Zelesky as defendants. [ Read the suit John F. […]

ZENITH: CHILD AND YOUTH RIGHTS IN SPORTS

ZENITH I and II: ZENITH I: The 1989 UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD; SPORTS FOR DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE “The Olympic Games reached their Zenith in the 6th and 5th centuries BC. The Olympic Games program now consists of 26 sports, 30 disciplines and nearly 300 events.”[Wikipedia] “The ancient Olympics were based […]