In the News
“Winsted Tort Law Day set to be celebrated Oct. 5,” Emily M. Olson, Register Citizen (New Haven, CT), September 27, 2019
“First Annual Tort Law Day October 5 at the Tort Museum in Winsted, Connecticut,” Corporate Crime Reporter, September 12, 2019
“Minor League Baseball Players Shouldn’t Be Paid Less Than Walmart Greeters,” Ken Reed, Common Dreams, March 26, 2018
“Game over for concussion debate: Some sports cause too much brain damage risk,” Ken Reed, USA Today, March 6, 2015
“New Sports Exposé: Changes Needed in All Directions,” Ralph Nader, The Huffington Post, February 25, 2015
“Ken Reed discusses his new book: How We Can Save Sports,” Ralph Nader Radio Hour, Feb. 14, 2015
“How We Can Save Sports Hits the Streets,” League of Fans, Feb. 11, 2015
“Ralph Nader’s brilliant plan for college sports: No more concussions or exploited labor,” Matt Bruenig, Salon.com, March 31, 2014
Room for Debate: “Spelman Made the Right Move,” Ken Reed (op-ed), The New York Times, April 22, 2013
“UM move to Big Ten a symbol of the evil of college athletics,” Ralph Nader and Ken Reed (op-ed), Baltimore Sun, November 28, 2012
“Is it time to ban high school football?,” Taylor Bell, Comcast SportsNet Chicago, September 5, 2012
“It’s Time to Ban High School Football,” Chicago Tribune, August 29, 2012
“Nader Criticizes Ads on Yankees Radio Broadcasts,” The New York Times, June 8, 2012
“Stanley Cup playoffs: NHL fails to control intimidation tactics,” Washington Post, Apr. 19, 2012
Ken Reed, League of Fans’ Sports Policy Director, discusses fighting in the NHL (mp3), WGN Radio (Chicago), Feb. 9, 2012
“Ralph Nader Asks Gary Bettman to Ban Fighting in the NHL,” NBC Sports, Feb. 7, 2012
“Ralph Nader Takes on Big-Time Sports,” Newsday, Dec. 16, 2011
“Time to ‘Occupy the Marlins,’” The PostGame, Dec. 13, 2011
“Ombudsmen Slam ESPN’s Penn State Coverage,” Studio Briefing, November 11, 2011
“League of Fans’ Ken Reed Talks Sports Reform,” Athletic Business, November, 2011
“Sports Fans Play the Washington Game,” MSNBC, October 28, 2011
“Nader: College Athletics Dumbing Down Society,” Herald-Review (Decatur, IL), October 5, 2011
“Where ‘Try Again’ Finds Victory,” Boston Globe, Sept. 14, 2011
“Coloradan Wants to Be Voice for Fans to Reform Sports,” Denver Post, Sept. 11, 2011
“Ken Reed, Sorts Policy director Director of the League of Fans” (mp3), WGN Radio (Chicago), Sep. 9, 2011
“College Athletics: Where Do We Go From Here?” Boulder Daily Camera, Sept. 4, 2011
“Ominous Signs in the Stands,” USA Today, August 30, 2011
ESPN Outside the Lines, College Sports Scandals, August 24, 2011
“Why Cut at All?” Chicago Tribune, August 11, 2011
“Ralph Nader’s Sports Group Seeks Changes, Targets BCS,” USA Today, Aug. 10, 2011
Ken Reed, League of Fans’ Sports Policy Director, talks about fan policies (mp3), WGN Radio (Chicago), August 1, 2011
ESPN Outside the Lines, “The Nader Plan,” April 4, 2011
“Ralph Nader Calls For Ending Scholarships,” Washington Post, March 24, 2011
Sports Forum Podcast
Episode #21 – League of Fans’ Sports Forum podcast: Chatting About a Broken Game With Baseball Writer Pedro Moura – Moura is a national baseball writer for Fox Sports. He previously covered the Los Angeles Dodgers for The Athletic. His new book is titled “How to Beat a Broken Game: The Rise of the Dodgers in a League on the Brink.” We discuss how and why the game of baseball is broken, what factors caused it, and offer a few thoughts on how to “fix” a great game.
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Episode #20 – League of Fans’ Sports Forum podcast: Coaching Youth and High School Sports Based On What’s Best for the Athlete’s Holistic Development – We chat with long-time youth, high school and college basketball coach Jim Huber.
Episode #19 – League of Fans’ Sports Forum podcast: Capturing the Spirit of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League with Anika Orrock – We discuss the hoops AAGPFL women had to jump through to play the game they loved as well as the long-term impact and legacy they have in advancing sports opportunities for girls and women.
Episode #18 – League of Fans’ Sports Forum podcast: Talking about the 50th Anniversary of Title IX and the Lia Thomas Controversy with Nancy Hogshead-Makar – Hogshead-Makar is a triple gold medalist in swimming, a civil rights attorney and CEO of Champion Women.
Episode #17 – League of Fans’ Sports Forum podcast: Talking Sports With Legendary New York Times Sports Columnist Robert Lipsyte – We chat about Lipsyte’s amazing career and some of the athletes he covered.
Episode #16 – League of Fans’ Sports Forum podcast: Andrew Maraniss: Outstanding Author of Books That Focus On the Intersection of Sports, History and Social Justice.
Media"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.
Sports & Torts – Ken Reed, Sports Policy Director, League of Fans – at the American Museum of Tort Law
League of Fans is a sports reform project founded by Ralph Nader to fight for the higher principles of justice, fair play, equal opportunity and civil rights in sports; and to encourage safety and civic responsibility in sports industry and culture.
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