Tag:Children

Professor Abrams: Youth Sports Programs Should End Using the Name “Midgets”

January 2nd, 2019

For a generation and more, various youth sports programs in the United States and Canada have used the name “Midgets” to identify some age divisions or individual teams. In his…

Professor Abrams: Enabling Youths with Disabilities to Play Sports

September 28th, 2017

Professor Doug Abrams writes a regular column on www.askcoachwolff.com, one of the nation’s leading sports blogs. The columns concern safety, legal, and ethical issues in youth sports. Professor Abrams’ latest…

Missouri History Book Publishes Chapters by Dean Devine, Professor Abrams

March 28th, 2016

The University of Missouri Press has published Missouri Law and the American Conscience: Historical Rights and Wrongs, a collection of ten full-length essays on prominent events and themes in the…

Bloomberg BNA Quotes Professor Abrams on Sports Concussion Litigation

February 24th, 2016

A Bloomberg BNA article quotes Professor Doug Abrams about whether alleged concussions victims’ well-publicized lawsuits against the National Football League, the National Hockey League and National Collegiate Athletic Association will…

Professor Abrams Urges Youth Leagues to Respect Players’ Cultural, Ethnic and Religious Identities

February 19th, 2016

When the Flagstaff (Ariz.) High School Eagles girls’ basketball team faced Greenway High School earlier this month, the Eagles players wore their hair in traditional Navajo buns during pregame warmup.…