Ethics of Running Up The Score on NPR

I spoke with Michel Martin of NPR’s All Things Considered about the ethics of the USA’s 13-0 victory over Thailand at the Women’s World Cup. There was a bit of controversy over the USA ‘running up the score’ as well as celebrating each goal. I defend the US team on both counts, and  argue that neither the scoring nor celebrating was disrespectful to Thailand.

You can listen or read the transcript.


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