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Protestors rally outside of Lambeau Field prior to the game between the Green Bay Packers and the Washington Redskins on December 08, 2019 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

July 7, 2020

"Corporations do this all the time with logos...you've seen it with the Charlotte basketball franchises," Shropshire said. "Would you rather have a year to say it's coming? Certainly, but can you do some exciting things without that [delay]?"

Taylor Michel, Director of Operations of DTG, Disinfecting Technologies Group, prepares to disinfect the arena following Yeshiva playing Worcester Polytechnic Institute in the NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Championship - First Round at Goldfarb Gymna

July 7, 2020

A spike in cases in Arizona and most of the rest of the nation has caused further delays and could leave many campuses without a lot of in-person students through the fall semester.

Leah Muskin-Pierret of Washington DC works on signs as part of a Native Americans protest against the Redskins team name before the Washington Redskins play the Arizona Cardinals in Landover MD on December 17, 2017 . (Photo by John McDonnell/The Washingto

July 4, 2020

“The social science research and literature on this is pretty overwhelming that the use of these caricatures is bad for everyone. Particularly, it’s bad for children," said Bryan Brayboy.

Photo of Kenneth Shropshire.

July 3, 2020

As the U.S. and Arizona have not yet been able to get the virus under control, the Business Journal spoke to Kenneth Shropshire, the Adidas Distinguished Professor of Global Sport at Arizona State University and CEO of ASU’s Global Sport Institute, t

A soft robotics exosuit designed to assist with rehabilitation of the foot and ankle. The project, led by Fulton Schools students Marielle Debeurre, Tiffany Hertzell and Carly Thalman along with Assistant Professor Hyunglae Lee, was awarded the top prize

July 2, 2020

To support people in recovery, three student researchers have been working to create a soft robotic ankle-foot orthosis, or SR-AFO, exosuit that assists with lower-limb gait rehabilitation.

 Bubba Wallace, driver of the #43 Victory Junction Chevrolet, and team owner, and NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty stand for the national anthem prior to the NASCAR Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on June 22, 2020 in Talladega, Alabama.

June 24, 2020

While Kenneth Shropshire, CEO of the Global Sports Institute at Arizona State University, acknowledges that the recent protests have helped raise the focus, what remains to be seen is if the increased dialogue will help move the needle forward.

 Ryan Sorgi, catcher for Braintree, adjusts his face covering as Braintree hosts Hyde Park for feature on the U19 Massachusetts Independent Baseball League, which has debuted this month in the absence of American Legion baseball, in Braintree, MA on July

June 22, 2020

Some schools have already been sent scrambling when a player tests positive. High schools should consider not playing at all, said Kenneth Shropshire, professor and chief executive of the Global Sport Institute at Arizona State.

The California Golden Bears run out on to the field for their game against the UCLA Bruins at California Memorial Stadium on October 13, 2018 in Berkeley, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

June 18, 2020

"If there’s a reason to accelerate the transition to a system where kids can legitimately capitalize on who they are,' says Kenneth Shropshire, CEO of the Global Sport Institute at Arizona State University, “this would be it."

Screenshot of Kenneth Shropshire on Al Jazeera news program.

June 18, 2020

Global Sport Institute CEO Kenneth Shropshire is featured on Al Jazeera news program in response to athlete activism surrounding the death of George Floyd.

June 16, 2020

As Americans warily begin to reengage during the COVID-19 pandemic, parents are having to weigh the risks and benefits of returning their kids to team competition

Former NBA player Stephen Jackson (3L) and friends speak and raise their fists during the protest for Justice for George Floyd outside the Hennepin county Government Center on June 11, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. - On May 25, 2020, Floyd, a 46-year-ol

June 15, 2020

Ken Shropshire, Professor Emeritus of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at Wharton, joins host Dan Loney on Wharton Business Daily to discuss athletes’ and the sports industry's response to the George Floyd protests.

June 15, 2020

Karen Gallagher, Ph.D, with Arizona State University Global Sport Institute, discusses the findings of a recent poll conducted by the institute regarding the willingness of parents to have their children return to sporting activities...