With the ever-changing NCAA, Monmouth works to keep the balance of Mid Major Athletics. Jennifer McGovern is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science and Sociology at Monmouth. According to the Monmouth University website, she is also a wealth of knowledge about how “sport both reflects and challenges social inequalities, such as social […]
A recap of the controversial event that unfolded on Sunday in an Oklahoma State basketball game.
The Issue of Sports and its sociological effect in America. Have sports become something more than just a game?
(The Verge)- Who says March Madness has to begin in March? The parody of this year’s college basketball season has presented the 2013 NCAA Men’s Basketball Committee with a challenging test of selecting a competitive, fair tournament field come Selection Sunday. Mike Bobinski, chairman of the NCAA Selection Committee, said in an interview with the […]
(The Verge)- Johnny Manziel made history this past Saturday becoming the first freshman to ever win the Heisman Trophy. Although this feat seems rather impressive, it leaves a bad taste in the mouth of some voters, players, and I included. Why? Manziel may have had an outstanding season; including a signature performance against then number-one […]
With other sports gaining all the attention, why doesn’t the hockey team get nearly as much recognition? Does their club sport status have anything to do with it?