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Knight Commission report on racial equity in college sports

May 12, 2021

Statement from CEO Ken Shropshire: This broad effort focused on diversity, equity and inclusion at the college level is much-needed, and particularly heartening are the specific steps aimed toward improving the college sport landscape.

Sport and the Body image

May 9, 2021

Global Sport Institute faculty affiliate Victoria Jackson discussed Bujold's situation with the New York Times.

May 5, 2021

"Sport is such a significant part of life and expression of identity," said Dr. Wall Rice, explaining why protest in sport will and should continue in 2021 and going forward.

Arizona State University hosts a Demo Day for innovation and entrepreneurship

May 4, 2021

At the Sun Devil Athletics Venture Challenge, the wearable biosensor company Organic Robotics won the top prize of $12,500.

Mural of Olympic Game Years painted on bridge steps in a city

April 30, 2021

Even as sports start to look more like normal, there are things that have changed. Global Sport Institute CEO Kenneth Shropshire joined KJZZ's The Show to discuss.

A group of sport entrepreneurs stand on stage, one holding an oversized check with their funding amount displayed.

April 28, 2021

“One moment can change your life. Everyone who’s working on their dreams ... keep at it, and don’t listen to anybody who tells you ‘no.’”

April 27, 2021

"They really just want the rights that every other student has,” Shropshire said.

April 21, 2021

“We need to embarrass people if we need to. Hit them in their pocket, get a social media campaign going, get them to courts and make them spend a lot of money to get rid of us."

NBA taking a knee

April 21, 2021

"I think we have to give the sports world a lot of credit for the focus that's been brought on the issue."

Andre Johnson of the NFL's Houston Texans receives a pass.

April 16, 2021

When the National Football League resumes in August for its 101st campaign, there will be a lot to celebrate.

Young women gain identity, social bonds and self-confidence when they play on all-female sports teams.

April 8, 2021

Sport can be considered one of the most powerful platforms to promote strength, empowerment and inclusion.

A group of sport entrepreneurs stand on stage, one holding an oversized check with their funding amount displayed.

April 7, 2021

The Arizona Coyotes, the Global Sport Institute, and the J. Orin Edson Entrepreneurship + Innovation Institute at Arizona State University, have announced a new initiative — the Arizona Coyotes Venture Challenge.

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