In The News

February 22, 2019

"Duke basketball phenom Zion Williamson suffered a knee injury just 33 seconds into Wednesday's marquee matchup against North Carolina when his shoe split clean open. Arizona State Global Sport Institute CEO Kenneth Shropshire wonders whether Williamson will decide to play again this season."

February 20, 2019

"Ken Shropshire has been educated and has worked at some of the nation’s leading academic institutions. But when it comes to sports betting, he admits he has a lot to learn.

Shropshire, who oversees the Global Sport Institute at Arizona State University, said there’s so much to learn on the subject.

“We’re in the first grade,” Shropshire said of learning about the roles and implications of sports betting in society. The proliferation of legal wagering on athletic events is sure to open doors to areas of research and study."

February 11, 2019

"Two former Olympians spoke as part of a Global Sport Institute event about the role athletes play in changing culture.

The dominating performances by nine African-American male track athletes in the 1936 Olympics was an inspiration for those who followed them, according to two former Olympians who spoke at Arizona State University on Monday."