Road racing cyclist Lance Armstrong has reportedly admitted to using performance enhancing drugs in an exclusive interview with Oprah Winfrey. We asked a trio of experts to explain how this news will affect him in the court of law and public opinion.
Justine Siegal is the director of sports partnerships for Sport in Society and a longtime advocate for women in baseball.
Dan Lebowitz, the executive director of Sport in Society, examines the decision by the United States Anti-Doping Agency to strip cyclist Lance Armstrong of his Tour de France victories.
Justine Siegal of Sport in Society says early preparation and a strong sense of self can help Olympic athletes lead successful lives long after their playing days are over.
Northeastern’s Center for STEM Education hosted 160 middle-school students for an all-day program that introduced the teens to collegiate life.
Sport in Society, a Northeastern University research center, and the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association have teamed up to create an anti-bullying leadership training initiative for high-school student-athletes, coaches, teachers and … read more »
Real Madrid has signed a 7-year-old soccer player from Argentina, who will begin training with the Spanish club’s youth squad in September. We asked Dan Lebowitz, executive director of Sport in Society, to explain how parents, coaches and professional organizations can best safeguard the social and psychological development of a sports prodigy.
The winner of the 98th Tour de France will be crowned on Sunday in Paris. But the event has been tainted by ongoing allegations of blood doping and the use of performance-enhancing drugs by cycling’s top performers. We asked Dan Lebowitz, executive director of Sport in Society, a Northeastern University research center, to analyze the impact of such illegal practices in professional sports.
The executive director of Northeastern’s Sport in Society center says pro athletes need to be more mindful of their powerful influence on children
Last week, Phoenix Suns President Rick Welts revealed that he is gay. We asked Dan Lebowitz, executive director of Sport in Society, a Northeastern University research center, to explain the dearth of openly gay male athletes in professional sports.
Journalist and alumnus Jeff Benedict discusses the issues raised by his Sports Illustrated story about criminal behavior in the ranks of the nation’s elite college football players