League of Fan’s sports policy director Ken Reed, was a guest panelist on ESPN’s Outside the Lines show on August 24th. (See the show here.) The episode focused on the recent college football scandal involving the University of Miami and whether or not they should receive the NCAA’s “death penalty.”
Reed argued that the bigger issue is the ill-conceived sports model at the foundation of college athletics and said radical change is needed, not stiffer penalties or mild reform efforts. He briefly touched on a couple examples.
- "How We Can Save Sports" author Ken Reed appears on Fox & Friends to explain how there's "too much adult in youth sports."
Ken Reed appears on Mornings with Gail from KFKA Radio in Colorado to discuss bad parenting in youth athletics.
“Should College Athletes Be Paid?” Ken Reed on The Morning Show from Wisconsin Public Radio
Ken Reed appears on KGNU Community Radio in Colorado (at 02:30) to discuss equality in sports and Title IX.
Ken Reed appears on the Ralph Nader Radio Hour (at 38:35) to discuss his book The Sports Reformers: Working to Make the World of Sports a Better Place, and to talk about some current sports issues.
- Ken Reed's Author Page on Amazon
Sports & Torts – Ken Reed, Sports Policy Director, League of Fans – at the American Museum of Tort Law
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