Federal Disability Law: Prof. Abrams on WFAN Sports Radio

August 6th, 2015

In an apparently unprecedented case, a Maryland federal district judge recently held that Towson University violated federal disability laws when it recently refused to permit 22-year-old Gavin Class to return to the school’s Division I football team.

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WFAN Radio Features Professor Abrams on Youth Coaches’ Defamation Suits Against Parents

March 24th, 2015

In the past few years, increasing numbers of high school and youth-league sports coaches have filed defamation lawsuits against parents who voice public charges against them. Professor Doug Abrams recently discussed this development on “The Sports Edge,”

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WFAN Radio Features Prof. Abrams on High School Football Rape Case

August 26th, 2014

In a case that attracted national attention last year, a juvenile court adjudicated two Steubenville (Ohio) High School football players for raping an alcohol-impaired 16-year-old girl during an all-night party after a pre-season scrimmage. The court sentenced

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Sportsmanship and Player Development Focus of Radio Interview

March 7th, 2014

Prof. Doug Abrams recently appeared on “The Sports Edge,” the weekly youth sports show on WFAN radio in New York.  He and host Rick Wolff discussed a variety of issues, including equal ice time for all hockey

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Prof. Abrams Interviewed about Youth Coaches’ Decisions that Clash with Parents’ Values

November 18th, 2013

Over the objections of some parents who did not permit their sons to attend, a Corbett, Oregon middle school football coach recently held the team’s year-end awards dinner at a nearly Hooters restaurant. On WFAN, New York’s

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