In The News

September 21, 2022

"Nearly two decades after the NFL enacted the Rooney Rule, teams’ hiring and firing practices still disadvantage Black coaches at every turn — and it’s getting worse, a Post investigation found."

September 12, 2022

“Students that participate in sport through high school are less likely to engage in risk behavior, they’re less likely to experiment with drugs or alcohol, they’re more likely to do better in classes and to actually finish their degrees,” said Global Sport Seed Grant Awardee Dr. Alaina Zanin.


She stated that for four weeks, students learn the ins and outs of leadership and mentorship. Students were given the tools to help shape the young minds under their tutelage. For another eight weeks, they put it into practice.

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August 25, 2022

Since the legalization of sports betting in Arizona, experts have determined that Latino males and young college-aged men are being exploited by these sites. "Findings also showed younger men and Latino males were more open to event wagering. Other data suggests that demographic may be disproportionally affected by sports gambling," stated Michael McDaniel.

According to ASU’s Global Sport Institute, "event wagering is often introduced by friends or family to participants at a whopping 37% rate, second only to TV commercials."