Category Archives: Women’s Sports

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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Podcast: Women Playing Football

The podcast for The Sports Ethicist Show: Women Playing Football is available for download.

http://www.rockfordcollegeradio.com/the-sports-ethicist-ep-12-women-in-football/

The videos of 9-year-old Samantha Gordon playing football created a Youtube sensation that made it to ESPN’s First Take. The commentators, including regulars Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith, argued against girls playing football with the boys. In this episode of The Sports Ethicist, Dr. Joan Forry joins with host Dr. Shawn Klein to discuss whether women should play American football. They also get into the general issue of whether there out to be more sex-integration in sport and what the effects of that might be.

Original Air Date: July 22, 2013 on Rockford College Radio.

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The Sports Ethicist Show: Women Playing Football

The Sports Ethicist Show airs tonight at 6 pm (Central) on Rockford College Radio.

The videos of 9-year-old Samantha Gordon playing football created a Youtube sensation that made it to ESPN’s First Take. The commentators, including regulars Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith, argued against girls playing football with the boys. In this episode of The Sports Ethicist, Dr. Joan Forry joins with host Dr. Shawn Klein to discuss whether women should play American football. They also get into the general issue of whether there out to be more sex-integration in sport and what the effects of that might be.

Related/Discussed Links:

Listen on Rockford College Radio (6pm Central):
http://www.rockfordcollegeradio.com/ (Click on the Listen Live button)

A podcast of the show will be available after the show airs.
http://www.rockfordcollegeradio.com/category/thesportsethicist/

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