The Hon. Alan
C. Page, Associate Justice, Minnesota Supreme Court; NFL Hall of Fame
Football Player (Minnesota Vikings, Chicago Bears)
NFL Hall of Fame Football Player (Chicago Bears)
U.S. Olympic Speedskater (Five Gold Medals)
Abdul-Jabbar, NBA Hall of Fame Basketball Player (Los Angeles Lakers)
Sabo, Ph.D., Professor of Social Sciences at D'Youville College,
author of Sex, Violence and Power in Sports: Rethinking Masculinity
and Jock: Sports and Male Identity.
author of Public Heroes, Private Felons: Athletes and Crimes Against
Women, former Research Coordinator of the Center for the Study of
Sport in Society, Northeastern University.
Lapchick,Ph.D., Founder and Director of the Center for the Study of
Sport in Society, Northeastern University, author of nine books and
regular columnist for The Sporting News
Palermo, Special Assistant to Major League Baseball's Executive
Council; New York Yankees cable network color analyst; former
American League Umpire.
J.D., Assistant Attorney, University of South Florida, News Editor,
Sports Lawyer Association, Chair, Florida State Bar Professional
Sports Committee; serves on the Florida Athlete Agent Examination
Committee; sports attorney and writer.
Reich, Chairman and Founder of Reich, Katz, and Landis Baseball
Group, Sports Attorney, Sports Agent for Tim Raines, Ken Ciniti,
Sammy Sosa, Mo Vaughn and Hall of Famer Joe Morgan.
Roberts, J.D., Professor of Law and Director, Sports Law Program,
Tulane Law School, New Orleans; Director and Vice President of
Publications, Sports Lawyer Association; NCAA and Conference USA
Rosenberg, Los Angeles Times television critic, former ESPN media critic.
Robertson, Miami Herald sports writer, past president of Association
of Women in Sports Media.
NBC, CBS, and HBO Sports commentator, author and columnist, former
professional tennis player and coach, Hall of Fame inductee.
CBS Sports Commentator, play-by-play announcer of men's and women's
college and professional basketball (NY Knicks, and NY Liberty)
Bredemeier, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Division of Social Sciences,
University of California, Berkeley; co-author, Development and
Kretchmar, Ph.D., Professor of Exercise and Sport Science, Penn State
University, author of Practical Philosophy of Sport.
Shelton, Ed.D President of Eastern Michigan University, past chair of
the NCAA Committee on Sportsmanship and Ethical Conduct in
Intercollegiate Athletics, formersportscaster.
Doyle, Jr., Founder and Executive Director, Institute for
International Sport; Founder of National Sportsmanship Day, author of
AreYou Watching, Adolph Rupp?
Sheehan, Ph.D., Professor in the Department of Finance and Business
Economics at University of Notre Dame, author, Keeping Score:
Economics of Big-Time Sports.
Rosentraub, Ph.D., Professor and Associate Dean, School of Public and
Environmental Affairs and Director of the Center for Urban Policy and
the Environment, Indiana University, author of Major League
Losers:The Real Costs of Sports and Who's Paying for It.
Oriard, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of American Literature and
Culture in the English Department at Oregon State University, author
of Reading Football: How the Popular Press Created an American Spectacle.
Bryant, Ph.D., Professor of Communication and Director, Institute for
Communication Research, University of Alabama.
author of five books on sports, including Rip Off U: The Exploitation
of College Athletes; Stuff Good Players Should Know; Think Like a
Champion; and Smart Moves.
Sperber, Ph.D., Professor of English and American Studies, Indiana
University, author of College Sports, Inc: The Athletic Department
vs. The University and Ethical Issues in Sport.
J.D.,Communications Director, National Coalition Against Legalized Gambling.
Day," one time big-city gambling boss, now with Americans
Against Organized Gambling.
Eadington, Ph.D., Professor of Economics and Director of the
Institute for the Study of Gambling and Commercial Gaming at
University of Nevada, Reno.
S. Saum, NCAA's Agent and Gambling Representative; formerly in charge
of investigating NCAA member institutions for rules violations;
former assistant football coach and assistant dean of students at
Defiance College, Ohio.
ESPN College Football Game Analyst, former University of Kentucky
head football coach, Green Bay Packers assistant coach, and NFL
player (Los Angeles Rams, Houston Oilers, Baltimore Colts, and Green
past chair of the American Football Coaches Association Committee on
Ethics, former head football coach (University of Texas, Kansas City
Chiefs) and assistant coach (Dallas Cowboys).
Baker, Former Athletic Director (Michigan State, University of
Minnesota, and Princeton University) and NCAA Assistant Executive Director.
Sammons, Ph.D., Professor of History, New York University,
specializing in the history of sport and race, author of Beyond the
Ring: The Role of Boxing in American Society.
Ph.D., Professor in the Social Justice Education Program at
University of Massachusetts, Amherst; author of Strong Women, Deep
Closets: Lesbians and Homophobia in Sport; triathlon medalist at the
Gay Games IV.
Ph.D., Professor of Critical Studies, University of Southern
California School of Cinema-Television, co-editor of Out of
Bounds:Sports, Media, and the Politics of Identity.
Hoberman, Ph.D., Professor of Germanic Languages, University of
Texas, author of, among other books on sports: Darwin's Athletes: How
Sport Has Damaged Black America and Preserved the Myth of Race.
Shropshire, J.D., Associate Professor of Legal Studies and Acting
Director of Afro-American Studies, University of Pennsylvania, noted
expert on the impact of sports on major municipalities, anti-discrimination
law and sports, role models and the African-American community,
Title IX and African-American women, author of In Black and White:
Race and Sports in America.
Dyson, Ph.D., Visiting Distinguished Professor of African-American
Studies, Columbia University, author of Reflecting Black:
African-American Cultural Criticism and Race Rules: Navigating the
Selmon, Associate Athletic Director for External Affairs, University
of South Florida, former NFL Player (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), NFL
Football Hall of Fame Inductee
Huizenga, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, University of
California, Los Angeles, author of You're Okay, It's Just a Bruise: A
Doctor's Sideline Secrets About Pro Football's Most Outrageous Team,
former Los Angeles Raiders team physician, past president of the NFL
D.O., M.D., Ph.D., Founder and Director of the National Academy of
Sports Medicine and the High Technology Fitness Institute, Chief
Physician for the sport of bodybuilding, author of Death in the
author of four novels, including North Dallas Forty, former NFL
player (Dallas Cowboy).
Jacobus, Senior Vice President, Corporate Representation,
International Management Group (IMG).
Pollack Founder and President, The Sports Business Daily, publisher
of The NBA Daily, youngest person ever named to "The Sporting
Senior Executive Vice-President of Orlando Magic, former NBA general
manager (Philadelphia 76ers, Atlanta Hawks and Chicago Bulls) author
of 14 books including, The Magic of Teamwork.
Williams, President, Burns Sports Celebrity Service, Inc.
Men's Head Swimming and Diving Coach, Northwestern University,
two-time Big Eight Coach of the Year.
Ph.D., Executive Director of the Women's Sports Foundation, 4-Sport
national champion, 9-time All-American, National Sports Hall of Fame,
National Softball Hall of Fame, and Texas Women's Hall of Fame inductee.
Guenin, J.D., Lecturer on Ethics in the Department of Microbiology
and Molecular Genetics at Harvard Medical School, author of studies
on interpreting equal opportunity for sex-segregated intercollegiate athletics.
Copperthite, Executive Director, National Coalition for Athletics
Equity, former high school wrestling coach.
Joan Ryan, San
Francisco Chronicle feature writer, author of Little Girls in Pretty
Boxes: The Making and Breaking of Elite Gymnasts and Figure Skaters.
Ian R. Tofler,
M.B.B.S., Director of Psychiatry at Children's Hospital, New Orleans,
LA, secretary of the International Society for Sports Psychiatry,
author of "Physical and Emotional Problems of Elite Female
Gymnasts," and "Achievement by Proxy: Abuse in Competitive Sports."
Coakley, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology at University of Colorado,
author of Sport in Society: Issues and Controversies.
Marshall, USA Gymnastics Athlete Wellness Program Manager, youngest
member of the 1972 U.S. Women's Olympic Gymnastics Team, awarded 7
international medals and 2 individual event championships.
Lipsyte, New York Times
Kansas City Star
Keteyian, CBS Sports, HBO Real Sports
Conde Nast Sports for Women
The Chicago Sun-Times
Howard, Sports Illustrated
The Sporting News
Fox Sports News, National Public Radio
Wolff, Sports Illustrated
Sports lllustrated, HBO, and National Public Radio
Golenbock, author of six New York Times bestsellers on sports
USA Today Information Network
Wilbon, The Washington Post
French, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy and Director of The Ethics
Center, University of South Florida.
McNamee, Ph.D., Reader in Applied Philosophy at Cheltenham &
Rev. Dr. David
A. Boileau, Associate Professor of Ethics at Loyola University, New Orleans.
Morgan, Ph.D., Professor of Cultural Studies in Education at
University of Tennessee.
Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy, Affiliate Professor in Women's
Studies , University of Wisconsin.
Hinman, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy, University of San Diego.
Burleson, Ph.D., Lecturer in Religion, Baylor University.
Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy, Trinity College, Hartford, CT.
Ph.D. Senior Lecturer and Head of the School of Philosophy, Leeds
Selmon, NFL Hall of Fame, Academic All-American, Athletic Director at
the University of S. Florida
Ph.D., Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Sports Management
Program at SUNY/Courtland, Paralympic Ski Team Coach
Ph.D., Associate Professor of Sport Management at the University of
Louisville, Indiana Softball Hall of Fame
J.D., Professor of Sports Law at the University of Louisville
Coordinator of the Disability Sport Research Initiative within the
Center for the Study of Sport in Society at Northeastern University
J.D., Attorney and Paralympic Coach
Foster, Ph.D., Professor Sports Management at Flagler University,
International Goal Ball Referee